Starfire glass drawbacks

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  1. Riblet

    Riblet Plankton

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    Look great and IMO doesn't scratch anymore the regular glass.
     
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  3. PatW

    PatW Plankton

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    According to measurements, starphire glass has the same hardness as conventional glass. So it should scratch about the same. Of course starphire is more expensive. One just needs to decide whether the lack of a green tint is worth the price and that is a personal choice.
     
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  4. Mudbeaver

    Mudbeaver Coral Banded Shrimp

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    Just looking at the picture up above does answer most eloquently that question.Its crystal clear. Interested in the product, i had red some critics, i'm glad its just rumours and that its just as though and fragile. Thanks for the info.:)
     
  5. Matt Rogers

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    That pic says it all! Must be nice. :)

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  6. Kevin_E

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    That pic says it all! Must be nice. :)

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    Yeah, I know what I would go with if I budgeted for it.
     
  7. Greg@LionfishLair

    Greg@LionfishLair 3reef Sponsor

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    Funny how a bit of iron in the glass can make such a difference...low/no iron glass is the way to go (if you have glass tanks) for sure.
     
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  9. Mudbeaver

    Mudbeaver Coral Banded Shrimp

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    Whats funny about is what less of a thing actually cost more of another thing lol$$$$ ;D;D;D
     
  10. Rarend99

    Rarend99 Coral Banded Shrimp

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    I just recently purchased a 100gallon rimless with three starphire sides and man oh man can i tell the difference, i cant wait for it to be set up
     
  11. Mudbeaver

    Mudbeaver Coral Banded Shrimp

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    Congrats man congrats !!!:2thumbsup:thumb_up::victory::party009::party010::party014::beer::clapping:
     
  12. Flaring Afro

    Flaring Afro Purple Spiny Lobster

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    Has anyone switched between acrylic and starphire? Just curious on how much of a difference there is clarity wise.