The AGE Difference

The Competitors
  • Production line experience or small "garage shop" with limited resources, equipment, experience, insurance and warranty options
The A.G.E. Difference
  • 60 years of custom aquarium manufacturing experience with broad reaches in many industries and hundreds of applications

The Competitors
  • Use heavy and extremely delicate glass for the aquarium base and bracing - selected because it's cheap, glueing is easy and minimal equipment and experience investment is required
The A.G.E. Difference
  • Light and sturdy PVC base and 3/4" acrylic bracing - selected because of their application strength, shipping durability, our manufacturing experience and willingness to invest in quality equipment to build quality products. Large aquariums utilize stainless steel bracing for extra durability

The Competitors
  • Uses traditional methods to build aquariums, cut glass and hide sharp edges and sloppy glue work using plastic strips. Many grind the visible sharp edges to the point of looking like they were cut with a chainsaw - the same processes used 30+ years ago
The A.G.E. Difference
  • Undeniable quality through digital material scanning, multi-axis laser and flatbed cutting, CNC routing of all materials, machined diamond polished edges, clean glue work throughout, design through AutoCAD and tolerances of .005" or less

The Competitors
  • Prefabricated radius glass, cheap off the shelf silicone and acrylic glue resulting in bubbled seams 
The A.G.E. Difference
  • Custom shaped radius glass, expensive high quality silicone and industrial grade acrylic glue and processes enable us to join seams without bubbles 4"+ thick

The Competitors
  • Glass or acrylic aquarium box featuring limited "customization"
The A.G.E. Difference
  • Multiple material platforms utilizing glass, acrylic, PVC, ABS, stainless steel or other materials to provide unique and unmatched customization and strength