For friends who want to customize a fish tank, there must be a dilemma. Is an acrylic fish tank better or a glass fish tank? Next, the editor will tell you the difference between acrylic fish tank and glass fish tank.

1. Different materials

Glass fish tank: The material of the glass fish tank is glass.

Acrylic fish tank: The material of acrylic fish tank is a kind of polymer plastic, and its chemical name is polymethyl methacrylate.

2. The price is different

Glass fish tanks are cheaper, acrylic fish tanks are more expensive. A one-meter-long glass fish tank costs a few hundred dollars, and an acrylic fish tank costs thousands of dollars.

3. Different appearance

The glass aquarium is relatively monotonous, but it is not easy to be scratched.

Acrylic fish tanks are beautiful in shape, strong in strength and not afraid of collisions, but are easily scratched and expensive.

Acrylic fish tank introduction:

Acrylic aquarium has high transparency, light transmittance of 92%, and has the reputation of "plastic crystal". And it has excellent weather resistance, especially for outdoor use, ranking first among other plastics, and has both good surface hardness and gloss, and large processing plasticity. Acrylic can be made into various shapes and products required. At the same time, acrylic material has the characteristics of high strength and can withstand great water pressure.

In addition, there are many kinds of plates and rich colors (including translucent color plates). Another feature of acrylic is that thick plates can still maintain high transparency. Acrylic aquarium has good weather resistance and acid and alkali resistance.

Introduction of glass fish tank:

Glass is an amorphous inorganic non-metallic material. It is generally made of a variety of inorganic minerals (such as quartz sand, borax, boric acid, barite, barium carbonate, limestone, feldspar, soda ash, etc.) as the main raw material, and a small amount of auxiliary raw materials are added. of. Glass aquarium has the advantages of high cost performance and not easy to scratch.

Final summary:

If you want to customize special-shaped or large-scale fish tanks, acrylic material is the first choice.

If you need to customize a large acrylic fish tank, please feel free to contact us: Jiaxing Mirror Acrylic Technology Co., Ltd