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Old 07-07-2013, 01:38 PM   #1
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Fish bowl use

I wasn't sure where to put this thread, but i have some old fish bowls sitting around, and I was wondering what could I do with them? I feel like I could do something interesting and don't want them to just go to waste. Give me some ideas/advice!
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Shrimp tanks? Terrariums? Grow out plants?
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Old 07-07-2013, 03:01 PM   #3
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Shrimp tanks? Terrariums? Grow out plants?
Would a shrimp tank work? Any coldwater fish i could put in there?
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Old 07-07-2013, 03:25 PM   #4
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Would a shrimp tank work? Any coldwater fish i could put in there?
I imagine if you used a bubbler to keep things moving it would, and probably not without a filter of some sort.
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No, not in a bowl. Add a little heater, a little light, and some plants, and you could have a nice shrimp bowl.
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Depends how big the bowls are.
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Depends how big the bowls are.
I think 1 is 1g and the other is 1/2g
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The 1g would probably be good for a few shrimp but I'd be hesitant to use to 1/2g. It would make a nice mini terrarium IMO.
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The 1g would probably be good for a few shrimp but I'd be hesitant to use to 1/2g. It would make a nice mini terrarium IMO.
Hmm ok. Why not that size? Would it work if i put a filter on it? It has a flat back, so i can.
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IMO its just too small and it would be hard to keep the water conditions stable. I mean you could definitely try but it wouldn't be able to house much.
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