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DIY Acrylic Refugium Parts List
DIY Acrylic Refugium

DIY Acrylic Refugium Parts

Stan Hauter
Parts List:
  • 3/16" Cell Cast Acrylic
  • Single Edge Razor Blade
  • Weld-On #4 Plexiglass Glue
  • 10 ml Syringe
  • #25 Hypodermic Needle
  • 3/4" Masking Tape
  • 320 grit Wet/Dry Sandpaper
  • Size 17 Ball Head Pins
  • Spray Bottle (with water)

If you can not find them locally, a 24" X 24" sheet of 3/16" Cell Cast Acrylic can be purchased from Acrylics USA for about $15.00, plus shipping and handling. A 4 oz. can of Weld-On #4 can be purchased from rplastics for about $6.00 plus shipping and handling. The sheet of acrylic will have either a paper or plastic sheet covering when you receive it. Do not remove this paper or plastic sheet while assembling. If you don't want to cut the acrylic yourself, the acrylic supplier will usually do it for you for a small fee.

You can find syringes and hypodermic needles at your local pharmacy, although you may be asked a few questions about your intended use. The masking tape and sandpaper can be found at your local hardware store.

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