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    oceanic tanks

    Anyone know if oceanic tank have tempered sides? I'm getting ready to cut a hunk out for my fuge and i'd figure i'd ask before I smashed it.
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    Mike
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    Grab a pair of polarized sunglasses and check it out just to be safe.
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    Could you please explain the sunglass theory as I have never heard of it, sounds like it could benefit me on the next tank purchase!
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    From what I have read everywhere, only the bottom pane is tempered.

    Apparently, if the pane is tempered, viewing it with sunglasses, at an angle, will show something like a polarized len. I have never tested it before.

    Mike, perhaps a phone call to your LFS will help clarify things for you.
    Serge

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    If you look at the glass on certain angles it will look like there is dark spots in the glass. If you see the dark spots it means the glass is polarized. Now if I could find my ray ban polarized sunglasses it would be great!!
    I good way to figure it out is to look at the side windows in your car. Or the rear one for that matter as well. you'll see the dark spots I was talking about. Hope this helps.
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    Mike Philpott

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