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post #11 of 18 Old 11-23-2009, 06:26 AM
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Nice, i was looking at this and woundering how good it would work for housing betta's, i dislike the small tanks the pet stores sell and mines a bit aggresive so needa sperate him til i can afford to get a new tank up and running.

what you guys think a nice spacious one for him and the holes would allow for nice water flow and good water quality.
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post #12 of 18 Old 11-28-2009, 12:40 PM
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thats a good idea!!!! just be sure it does not get right in the flow from the filter the big fins make current very tiring for the betta

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post #13 of 18 Old 12-19-2009, 01:55 AM Thread Starter
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Well i have made some new ones with foam around the top. and a lid for it so that way they could sit at the bottom of the tank and it turned out nice. I will get pics up soon.
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post #14 of 18 Old 02-10-2010, 06:28 PM
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Hi, what's that plastic with hole thing called? I tried searching walmart's store but I couldn't find any
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post #15 of 18 Old 02-11-2010, 06:48 AM
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plastic canvas... itsin the craft section they usually have a three pack for like 2-3 bucks.. other wise any craft store will have it and it comes various colors

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post #16 of 18 Old 06-16-2010, 05:15 PM
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VERY useful. did not think of is i use it as a divider with eggcrate

it is all good
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post #17 of 18 Old 08-16-2010, 08:53 AM
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I wonder how this would work for Angelfish fry. It would be cruel to put the parents in the breeding net with the fry as it would be a bit too small, but netting the fry into this could work. I always worry about stressing the parents though, especially with this where they can see the fry but can't get to them. What do you think?
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post #18 of 18 Old 08-21-2010, 09:44 AM Thread Starter
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yes i would net the fry and put them in there.
Themommy would be to large as angles get very large.
I use it for strickly fry for my cichlids. When i strip the females of there fry.
Then they go into a diffrent tank after 3 days.
But im sure you could kkep them in there untill they are large enough to keep in the main tank.
I wouldnt hesitate to put them in there.
Best of luck. let us know how it works if you do use it.

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