Glass and other materials

sulandcata

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Since the enclousureI have is all wrong since it is open and basically useless I was planning to create one and while there is a tread on how to create one with pvc (since wood will eventually rot and mold so it is useless) I will be using pvc one so my question is on glass what is better normal glass, templated glass, transparent acrylic, or fiber glass or laminated glass?
This is for a inside enclousure
 

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Since the enclousureI have is all wrong since it is open and basically useless I was planning to create one and while there is a tread on how to create one with pvc (since wood will eventually rot and mold so it is useless) I will be using pvc one so my question is on glass what is better normal glass, templated glass, transparent acrylic, or fiber glass or laminated glass?
This is for a inside enclousure
My husband and I built a PVC enclosure for my Russian tortoise. I ordered tempered glass because I didn’t want scratched Plexiglass or acrylic. I am really happy with the result.
 

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Since the enclousureI have is all wrong since it is open and basically useless I was planning to create one and while there is a tread on how to create one with pvc (since wood will eventually rot and mold so it is useless) I will be using pvc one so my question is on glass what is better normal glass, templated glass, transparent acrylic, or fiber glass or laminated glass?
This is for a inside enclousure
Tempered glass is the best way to go.
 

sulandcata

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Thank you for the answer i will be ordering the template glass tomorrow since i need to haste on the construction to be able to separate my sulcatas but could anyone expand a little bit on why it is the best option?
 

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Thank you for the answer i will be ordering the template glass tomorrow since i need to haste on the construction to be able to separate my sulcatas but could anyone expand a little bit on why it is the best option?

Acrylic and plexiglas will get scratched over time.
 

sulandcata

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Ok thank you i got it so it is an aestetic reason thank you very much I am glad I asked since I was thinking laminated glass would be the way to go thank you very much :)
 

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