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Old 03-31-2011, 10:47 AM   #1
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fish tank trim

i would like to trim the top of my tank to cover about 30mm of the glass and to rise above the tank about 10mm so i can notch it of for the cable cause i don't want to cut the actually hood, just wondering if anyone else had done this sort of thing, cause don't know what materials etc to use
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Old 04-06-2011, 03:23 AM   #2
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Hi. Try using coloured Perspex (Plexiglass) you can find it on ebay. it will be easy to cut and can be fixed to the tank with Silicone sealant. good luck.

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Old 04-06-2011, 09:34 AM   #3
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Something like my 75g?

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WOW!! now that's a tank and a half, Droool!!

you could even use a piece of Mahogany Gwillbo lol!!.


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Old 04-06-2011, 05:35 PM   #5
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thats cheap pine trim stained to look nice LOL, I ripped it off because I am making a new stand for it and the trim wont go with it, gonna look like a 4' built in TV when the stand is done, 2 piece, free standing but it will look as if its a built in unit in the end.
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I have no input.. but this makes me lol

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keep em coming, im stockpiling MFD sayings, "I have no input"? really now what did you do with the real MFD?
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if it was me i would use pine cause its very forgiving and can be stained any color you chose to look like hardwood and its easy to notch out for anything some hardwoods wont take certain color stains
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