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Old 01-08-2013, 03:19 PM   #1
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Trying to increase height of driftwood (plastic) decoration

I'm trying to increase the height of my plastic driftwood deco but I'm having trouble figuring out what to use underneath it. The deco sits pretty low and it's unstable if just sitting on the substrate instead of the tank bottom.

I'd like whatever I use to be plastic (or lightweight) for convenience. I've thought about cannibalizing old decorations and zip tying them to the "legs" of the driftwood but I'd prefer not to do that lol.

Any suggestions? Looking to increase the height about 1.5 inches.

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Old 01-08-2013, 03:20 PM   #2
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I'm trying to increase the height of my plastic driftwood deco but I'm having trouble figuring out what to use underneath it. The deco sits pretty low and it's unstable if just sitting on the substrate instead of the tank bottom.

I'd like whatever I use to be plastic (or lightweight) for convenience. I've thought about cannibalizing old decorations and zip tying them to the "legs" of the driftwood but I'd prefer not to do that lol.

Any suggestions? Looking to increase the height about 1.5 inches.

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Plastic egg crate
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Plastic egg crate
Dang, such a simple and great idea. Wish I didn't spend a week thinking about this already, haha.

Any suggestions where to get some on the cheap? I don't need much.
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Dang, such a simple and great idea. Wish I didn't spend a week thinking about this already, haha.

Any suggestions where to get some on the cheap? I don't need much.
Yea a lot of members use it for stacking rock in cichlid tanks or bare bottom tanks. You can find it at lowes Home Depot or menards in the lighting section usually. Not sure on price.
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Yea a lot of members use it for stacking rock in cichlid tanks or bare bottom tanks. You can find it at lowes Home Depot or menards in the lighting section usually. Not sure on price.
Sounds good, thanks.
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Sounds good, thanks.
Your welcome! Good luck!
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Your welcome! Good luck!
Picked up the egg crate tonight and it worked great. Thanks again for the tip.
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Old 01-09-2013, 07:39 AM   #8
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Picked up the egg crate tonight and it worked great. Thanks again for the tip.
Great! Glad to hear.
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