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01-06-2014, 09:50 PM
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What's the best tip for it to look clean when going around a return and overflow? Tank is not drilled.

I tried to make one of these but it looked horrible because you had to turn the corners upside down to navigate around. And you had to cut the tabs off some ends for it to fit, then it just kept falling apart
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Tommy check the link i posted above. You can use eggcrate to create a straight edge to meet the screen top and cut out the eggcrate to fit around any equipment or plumbing.
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Tommy check the link i posted above. You can use eggcrate to create a straight edge to meet the screen top and cut out the eggcrate to fit around any equipment or plumbing.

Thanks dude I'll take a look.
 
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01-06-2014, 09:55 PM
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I saw that you made an acrylic lid that opens with acrylic hinges and covered it with mesh, so I was wondering what purpose the mesh serves on that canopy.
 
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Tommy check the link i posted above. You can use eggcrate to create a straight edge to meet the screen top and cut out the eggcrate to fit around any equipment or plumbing.

When you do this, also be sure to add a piece of netting on top of the egg crate using small cable ties as many fish can easily jump through the egg crate sized openings


We demonstrated this at the swap this past fall.


It is also the same solution for bow front tanks -- by adding a piece of egg crate to the front
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When you do this, also be sure to add a piece of netting on top of the egg crate using small cable ties as many fish can easily jump through the egg crate sized openings


We demonstrated this at the swap this past fall.


It is also the same solution for bow front tanks -- by adding a piece of egg crate to the front
Yes I will. Thank you kindly, Kathy.
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Great idea. I wish my brain worked liked yours.
 
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hi

guys ...

just an info ...

i just found this acrylic store in downtown manhattan, they open monday to saturday.

the picture was taken on sunday thats why they close...

build your own refugium, ato , top screen cover or any acrylic needs on DIY project on ur tank, this store has it, they cut any sizes u want, the have a ready made 7x6 acrylic around $5 each...

hope this can help some reefers that dont want to spend alot...

thanks
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