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mattt6511 12-14-2005 12:30 AM

lid for my 29 gallon tank???
 
hello i have a little bit of a problem.. my curent tank has a cheap florescent light and a garbage hood thats already cracked.. im getting a nicer orbit power compact light and im using the legs on it to rais it off the tank a few inches but then i will have no lid or anything. any ideas? i want a firefish in my tank and i will have no lid, what do i do what can i do i know firefish jump. i really dont want anything crappy looking though... thanks for any ideas

mrgolfball 12-14-2005 12:49 AM

I purchased a set of glass hinges from my lfs and had 2 pieces of glass cut all for around 25-30$, it looks pro and is still completely see through, as well as with the glass hinges still opens for feedings and cleanings. The other option that I had before the glass was acrylic, however it tends to bow iof you do not have it supported in the middle or with some bracing strips.

theatrus 12-14-2005 01:39 AM

I'd vote for the legs. My firefish has never jumped, and I have a completley open top


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