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Old 04-03-2012, 01:40 AM   #11
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I'm surprised they don't have a light diffuser there Mumma, but i've never been there so I don't know what kind of lighting they have in their buildings. It is/was a commonplace thing in govt buildings like schools and whatnot.
I am too. I don't ever recall seeing it in school or at my old work but then I wasn't in the habit of looking at the lights. :P When I asked for light diffuser for fluorescent lighting I got taken to the section with light covers. They where full sheets if plastic with raised lines, bumps and squares. I even googled pictures and showed them. I must have looked like a real nutter!
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Old 04-03-2012, 02:26 AM   #12
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If ya have some old box fans you can use the the grills from those.
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Old 04-03-2012, 03:31 AM   #13
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If ya have some old box fans you can use the the grills from those.
Thanks for the suggestion. I only have one box fan but I still use it.
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Yeah I have dozens of broken box fans from work so the idea popped into my head. Construction is rough on fans lol. You know I probably should start throwing them away really have no idea why I put them in my shed O.o
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Styro will work. A friend used it in all his tanks after losing two bottoms to point loads caused by a rock pressing down on a grain of gravel. It should be less of an issue with sand.
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Styro will work. A friend used it in all his tanks after losing two bottoms to point loads caused by a rock pressing down on a grain of gravel. It should be less of an issue with sand.
That's exactly what I'm worried about :/
He never had an issue? It would be the cheapest and easiest option for me.
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I'm at the hardware store and found rubber mats that would work really well. Rubbers tank safe isn't it?

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All kinds of people use rubberbands and such in their aquariums so I'd think so
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Old 04-04-2012, 02:43 AM   #19
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All kinds of people use rubberbands and such in their aquariums so I'd think so
That's what I'm thinking but I'd hate to put 60kg of sand and a huge pile of rocks in on top of it and find its not suitable :/
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Well if you think about it most fish tanks have plenty of rubber in them. One example is the heater, the fully submerged one i have has rubber caps on the top and the bottom, another example is rubber O rings, my filter has one going from the motor to the water tank. Also if you have ever seen people make plywood fish tanks they use liquid rubber! I'm pretty sure you're okay using that, and if you're not I will drive to your house and clean your fish tank out for you and bring you some egg crates!
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