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Old 06-21-2005, 04:09 PM   #1
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Canopy for a 35 gallon HEX???

Does anyone know where I can get a Canopy for my 35 gallon HEX?? I know that I could probably build my own, but i just dont have the time to do it.

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Old 06-21-2005, 04:23 PM   #2
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Build one is the only way
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http://www.tropicalfishstore.com/Aquarium-hexagon.htm
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Old 06-21-2005, 05:30 PM   #4
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Dang I built my hex canopy for under $50.
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no one??? gotta be someone who makes it or sells it. HELP!!!!
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http://www.tropicalfishstore.com/Aquarium-hexagon.htm

**** thats more than i wanted to pay $257 for oak! maybe I will build one instead and invest the money i save on upgrading my lighting.

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I made mine out of oak. It doesnt take that much oak to do it. You can use the trimmings for the inside lip, and plywood for the top (Thats what i used and it looks fine)
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I made mine out of oak. It doesnt take that much oak to do it. You can use the trimmings for the inside lip, and plywood for the top (Thats what i used and it looks fine)
u got any more detail pics of your canopy??? so i can get an idea of what kind of materials ill need and different designs.

I appreciate your help thanks!



real men use a HEX!!! lol
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Old 06-21-2005, 06:15 PM   #9
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Basically just build it how you need it.
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I made mine also. When I added a MH pendant, I cut a circular hole right in the top. Pictures in my gallery.
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