Originally Posted by zparticle
I'm not clear on what the purpose of the hood is. Perhaps to keep out dust and minimize evaporation and heat loss?
You are correct. It can help minimize evaporation, help maintain heat, will help minimize dust and other non desirables from going into the tank, but just as important ... keep those jumping fish inside the tank
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