Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > Freshwater > Freshwater & Brackish - Breeding
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
 
Old 07-06-2013, 01:05 PM   #1
Aquarium Advice Regular
 
GorJess's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Posts: 80
Dividers !!

Hey guys I need to make a divider for my tank like yesterday... Lol.
I have googled and you tubed and everything else.... Now I understand you guys use plastic mesh.. I went to hardware store today (im in the land down under ... australia) and they don't have any plastic mesh that will be suitable ..
All the mesh have holes about 5cms/1inch wife. Not good for fry!
So can I use a fibreglass fly screen?? Can I use aluminum? I'm worried about aluminum rusting and worried about fibreglass 1. Dissolving and rotting away with water and 2. Chemicals..
Someone please give me some advice I'm getting a fish Tomoro that cannot be
With my other fish so I need a divider
__________________

__________________
GorJess is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-06-2013, 01:31 PM   #2
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
Mouth-Brooder-Fanatic's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: England
Posts: 2,074
why are you getting a fish.... to go in the same tank... as fish it cannot be put with? i'm sorry but this confuses me :L
what you can do is buy dividers from aquarium websites such as Aquarium Dividers & Hatcheries - Aquarium Maintenance - Aquatics or similar, but they'll take a few days to deliver. or go to a fairly local aquatic specialists, they might have something suitable x
__________________

__________________
Mouth-Brooder-Fanatic is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-07-2013, 11:13 PM   #3
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
Toad's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Posts: 1,204
I'm guessing you are using this to separate guppy fry? If the tank is big enough and there is enough cover to hide in you should have plenty of fry make it without a divider, otherwise try those websites.
__________________
Toad is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-08-2013, 01:35 AM   #4
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
henningc's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2013
Posts: 1,229
Use a plastic sweater box. Drill holes large enough for fry to get through and wedge it into the tank. I drill holes in the bottom and side and use styrofoam to make it float. I put my females in the box and all the fry fall out. I then put the females back in thier own tank. Plastic kitchen strainer works as well.
__________________
henningc is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off








» Photo Contest Winners







All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:53 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
×