- - Glass Cave
|dprUsh83 ||09-29-2006 02:24 PM |
I am oddly enough having trouble finding a clay pot for my cave. I have a nice blue glass though, that I was thinking about putting in the tank. There are no images, it's just glass. What do I need to do to the glass to make it aquarium safe?
|jsm11482 ||09-29-2006 06:01 PM |
My guess (and its just a guess) would be to rinse it in a very light bleach - no soap, and then thoroughly rinse in warm-hot water to get rid of all the bleach. I don't think you would want to boil it (unless its pyrex)!
|dprUsh83 ||09-29-2006 06:47 PM |
Thanks, it looks really good in there! It's just blue enough that it's not completely see through, and my bichir is starting to claim it. It's cool because it is a hiding spot for the fish, yet I can still see them easily without having to search for them. :D
|jsm11482 ||09-29-2006 09:29 PM |
Then post a pic!
|dprUsh83 ||09-30-2006 02:33 PM |
Hey I didn't even think about this, that new pot I boiled and cleaned to make it aquarium safe; it has a paint on the outside, but I think it is safe. It's that real smooth glossy paint on the clay pot, I've seen it in many tanks before. Thoughts?
|jsm11482 ||09-30-2006 07:20 PM |
I like the glass better :wink: The "paint" on the clay pot is fired so I think it's ok (shouldn't leech into the water).
|dprUsh83 ||09-30-2006 09:07 PM |
I like the glass better too :lol:
|Oceane ||09-30-2006 11:38 PM |
I also like the glass better. You could also make a cave by leaning one of your pieces of rock onto the other.
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