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Old 11-23-2017, 05:23 PM  
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Default Re: 2017 DIY Cage Project, Mounting Plexy?

Silicon still is going to be a temporary fix that fails over time and won't maintain a watertight bond(and it can end up allowing the acrylic to move around!).There's not enough of a molecular attraction to maintain the same bond as glass and silicon,so it really isn't adequate for the sturdiest attachment which will absolutely not come apart(unless you remove the screws in the case of the screw method,which would only use silicon to form a watertight barrier rather than actually keep things permanently attached).

Trying to use silicon to keep acrylic in place has been compared to duct tape holding car parts together in the aquarium hobby,it might work for a while but it just isn't a permanent solution!
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