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Old 09-03-2006, 03:08 AM   #1
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Need A Cover

I have the coralife 130watt aqualight with the adjustable mounting legs on my 29gal so i am not able to use my glass top .... so i was wondering what you guys out there that have this light or something like it use to cover the top of ur aquarium cause im thinking about getting the Sailfin/Algae Blenny and i dont want him to make the long jump to his death .... TIA

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Old 09-03-2006, 11:09 AM   #2
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Some people use "egg create" from a home improvement store.
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Doesnt that have holes in it though
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Yeah, it has holes. It is basically the "grid" like plastic covering on flourescent light fixtures at work or in schools.
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You want the holes in your top. It helps with the gas exchange process and to keep your tank a little bit cooler than with a glass top.
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Can anyone show me a pic of what it looks like on their tank so i get an idea .... cause i dont wanna block too much of my light ya know

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I don't have a pic right now, but think of a piece of graph paper.
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They use it in the ceiling for light fixtures and is sold in the lighting section so the blockage of light isn't an issue.
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I was worried about it blocking the light also. I cut it into pieces and used it more to cage in around my lights. That way the light wont be limited on its spread, if that make sense. I'll try to get a picture up later on.
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You`ll be better off with that stuff then your glass top as you`ll have PH problems with the glass hood due to poor gas exchange.
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