A Walstad Tank...

click to vote now!
FishForums.net Pet of the Month

OP
OP
connorlindeman

connorlindeman

The Past Master
3x Tank of the Month!
Joined
Nov 18, 2021
Messages
3,638
Reaction score
3,070
Location
37.2431° N, 115.7930° W
Day 6 update picture:
IMG_6340.JPG

Evaporation is a problem so I'm going to have to make a lid of some sort.
 

WhistlingBadger

Professional Cat Herder
Staff member
Global Moderator ⚒️
Tank of the Month!
Joined
Dec 18, 2011
Messages
5,144
Reaction score
8,619
Location
Where the deer and the antelope play
For a few bucks you can probably get your local glass shop to cut a couple pieces to fit the top. Sand the edges to avoid losing fingers during feeding times, and you're good to go. More permanent than plastic wrap and cheaper than a commercially made lid.
 
OP
OP
connorlindeman

connorlindeman

The Past Master
3x Tank of the Month!
Joined
Nov 18, 2021
Messages
3,638
Reaction score
3,070
Location
37.2431° N, 115.7930° W
For a few bucks you can probably get your local glass shop to cut a couple pieces to fit the top. Sand the edges to avoid losing fingers during feeding times, and you're good to go. More permanent than plastic wrap and cheaper than a commercially made lid.
That's a good idea too. I usually use acrylic but that bends and ends up looking bad.
 

davros

Fish Crazy
Joined
Feb 27, 2022
Messages
243
Reaction score
312
Location
Northof49th
That's a good idea too. I usually use acrylic but that bends and ends up looking bad.
You can use use those materials -acrylic,, lexan, perspex, etc but they need reinforcement. i usually use then for the removable feeding lid portion but attach another piece at 90 degress (ie vertically) that is at least 1.5 inches high. This resists sagging and also acts as the handle. I tend to use material thick enough to tap for machine screws for attachment.
 

Most reactions

trending

Members online

Top