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Building a Cylinder Shaped Tank

AEM can design, build and install round or column shaped fish tanks in numerous sizes and for a wide range of livestock. AEM’s cylinder aquariums are manufactured using high clarity, scratch resistant acrylic. Acrylic is often referred to under the brand names which is sold such as Plexiglas, Acrylite, Lucite, Perclax, and Perspex, among several others. It is much safer to build cylinder shaped aquariums from acrylic over glass because acrylic has a much higher impact resistance. Glass can shatter under high impact. Acrylic also has other benefits including higher transparency and scratches can easily be removed by polishing.

This type of aquarium is perfect for a location where the aquarium can be viewed from 360 degrees. Another benefit of acrylic over glass is that there is far less visual distortion looking through a curved acrylic sheet than a curved glass sheet. Fish will appear warped when looking through a curved glass panel but this is not a problem when the cylinder is made from acrylic.

Call us today to set up a design appointment with Mark

As you can see there are so many different things we can do with acrylic. From 360 degree tanks to in-wall curved tanks, let us know what we can do for you today.