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Old 07-24-2006, 03:11 PM   #1
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My 2.5 gallon DIY Stand/Canopy

Here is a pic of a 2.5 gallon AGA that I built a stand(or base) and a canopy for! I am going to be moving my Betta into this tank.

This stand/canopy was done using plywood for the base with oak trim, and oak 1x3, oak trim, and oak 1/4" paneling (left over from the 75 gal stand i just built). Hope you enjoy!
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that is so cute I love it!
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Very nice work. Looks great.
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More pics of tank!
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that is awesome I want one.
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Looks fantastic!!! I love seeing leftover materials from a project going to good use.

What kind of lighting do you have under the canopy? I'd just be concerned with heat - especially with a 2.5 gal.
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Wow that's such a cool little tank.
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a little 8 watt CF. And the temp is a little higher than I want (low 80s after the light was on for ~9 hours). I am thinking of going to Radio Shack and getting an AC/DC converter, and hooking up one of my old CPU fans to ventilate the heat out...
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that's really professional looking. people will buy those...that's quality stuff.
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Me and my wife say thank for that comment Malkore...we are considering it... BUT WE NEED A MITRE SAW FIRST!

As the wife says: "No more hand mitering!"
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