in tank over flow.

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  1. Dragon_Keeper

    Dragon_Keeper Pygmy Octopus Registered

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    well ya know how the water get over via those little slits how do you keep ur octo from goin also. and you use plastic screening im just worried on how to keep them in the tank .

    btw is a 50 gallon long okay im still tank shopping its 48x18x13

    its from glasscages
     
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    Nancy Titanites Staff Member Moderator

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    I wove mesh in among the holes and coved the top with a sheet of acrylic. Seemed to work OK. There are many variations on this that others have used.

    Nancy
     
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    What Nancy has described works about the best, just make sure to keep that screen clean, or you will have a flooded room !

    greg
     
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    DHyslop Architeuthis Supporter

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    I think it was said on another thread somewhere that a toothbrush works best to keep that mesh clean?

    Dan
     
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    Yep, just brush softly !!! If you hit it every few days, you are usually ok...keep an eye on your silica levels, though, so you don't end up with that darn hair algae !

    greg
     
  6. Dragon_Keeper

    Dragon_Keeper Pygmy Octopus Registered

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    okay thank you i just realized that that would be a problem.

    What about the 50 gallon long would it be too short its only 13 inches tall.
     

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