Aquarium Forum
 


Menu
  · Tropical Fish Home
· Fish News
· Aquarium Forum
· Buy & Sell
· Calculators
· Equipment reviews
· Free Aquarium Ebook
· Feedback
· Link to us
· Photo gallery
· Plant species
· Tropica Plant DB
Tropical fish species
· By Common name
· By Scientific name
Tropical Marine fish
· By Common name
· By Scientific name

_________________
 
      
        Via paypal

  AC news is a part of
      Nature Blog Network

      Reef Aquarium Blog

Privacy & Ad Policy

Articles
  · African Cichlids
· Algae Control
· Aquarium Decoration
· Aquarium Resources
· Aquatic Plants
· Barb Fish
· Betta Fish
· Breeding Fish
· Catfish
· Central American Cichlids
· Cichlids
· Clownfish
· Corals
· Corydoras Catfish
· Discus Fish
· Dwarf Cichlids
· Fish Diseases
· Frogs and Turtles
· Goby Fish
· Goldfish
· Gourami
· Invertebrates
· Jellyfish
· Killiefish
· Lake Victoria Cichlids
· Livebearers
· Malawi Cichlids
· Marine Aquariums
· Marine Aquarium Fish
· Other Fish
· Pleco
· Predatory Fish
· Photography
· Pond Fish
· Responsible Fish Keeping
· Rainbow Fish
· Shark Fish
· South American Cichlids
· Tanganyika Cichlids
· Tetra Fish
· Tropical Fish Food
Results 1 to 7 of 7
  1. Default 22 x 16.25 tank hood?


    0 Not allowed!
    I recently purchased a 75 gallon tank on Craigslist. It came with a mis-sized glass canopy for the top and a giant 48 inch hoodlight. The glass canopy is also missing one of the largest pieces. Roughly 1/4th the tank is uncovered due to this, plus there is a 6 inch strip at the back along the whole thing which is also uncovered due to it being undersized.

    There are two slots for hoods on the top and they measure 22x16.25. I haven't been able to find any hoods that size by googling it.

    If anyone can direct me to where I can buy one that size, or if someone has another suggestion that would be very helpful too.

  2. Default


    0 Not allowed!
    I've was recommended simply buying a piece of cut glass to fit over the tank. A heck of a lot cheaper than buying hoods, especially due to the rare size.

  3. Default


    0 Not allowed!
    You probably need a 48x18 hood. I dont think you can buy each half by itself. The box gives the dimensions of each half.

  4. Default


    0 Not allowed!
    Quote Originally Posted by Lady10Godiva
    You probably need a 48x18 hood. I dont think you can buy each half by itself. The box gives the dimensions of each half.
    I would have had to buy one of these:

    http://www.amazon.com/Perfecto-Reces...5405816&sr=8-8

    And Amazon is the only place I've been able to find one.

    Instead I'm going to spend $14 on two pieces of cut glass to fit over the holes. It's a much cheaper solution.

  5. #5

    Default


    0 Not allowed!
    My tanks are all open tops. I don't use any kind of canopy or lid.

  6. Default


    0 Not allowed!
    If you have a cat who's stupid enough to try to jump on top, you need something.

  7. #7

    Join Date
    May 2010
    Location
    Glen Arm. MD
    Posts
    2,635

    Awards Showcase

    Happy Christmas - MuckyFish thanks for advising on vegetables for my kribs! so here is a discus - ScottishFish You help a lot - PhillipOrigami For the bank account, and thx for the rep - Cliff beautiful discus! - Crispy 
    I know this doesn't help but it's all I can do! - chrisfraser05 for all the wise advice you've given me - fishmommie Congrats on 2000th post! - andreahp Merry Christmas! - fishmommie Merry Christmas - Cliff 
    Thanks for the rep :-) - ~firefly~ appreciate it. - fishmommie Thanks for the birthday wishes - mommy1 ٩(̾●̮̮̃̾̃̾)۶ - korith For all the good advice you give. - ~firefly~ 
    Thanks for the rep the other day - Cliff thanks for the rep points.  appreciate it - fishmommie happy friday! - mojosodope Merry Christmas! - ~firefly~ Thanks for the rep! - steeler1 

    Smile


    0 Not allowed!
    Finally got full glass covers for my tanks - really cut evaporation losses and dust issues. Finally, prevents my hatchetfish from jumping out. Really like them (glass covers and the hatchetfish, too) and keeps things from falling in but I, at least, don't have to worry about that issue!

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •