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    What filtration would a 1 gallon tank need? Also could I not put a lid on? I was thinking of having like a overhead desk lamp over the tank. Any comments?

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    Too small. Too much work to keep healthy. Not worth it.

    Don't.
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    Can I atleast try? I am redy for a little chalenge!

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    Of course you can try!

    Nothing like learning through doing.

    Just be aware it's not an easy tank to keep.
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    I know the bigger the tank the easier! So what about my questions?

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    Yes. You don't need a lid.

    Yes. You can use a desk lamp.

    However, no lid + light = increased evaporation. You'll need daily water fills...
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    What will slow that down but it is not a lid? Sorry I am pretty stupid with this stuff! I have always bought kits.

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    Nothing will slow it down.

    It's like gravity...it just is...
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    No something to put over the tank. I can not find a lid for the tank. The dimensions are to small for all the lids I find.

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    You could buy a small piece of acrylic or plexiglass and get it cut down to size, or cut it yourself. If your not going to be putting a light on top of it, then any sort of plastic would work ok, and you can always cut it down to size. I was able to buy a 10" x 12" piece of acrylic from the hardware store for about $4, and then cut it using a dremel with a router attachment. It does melt so I had to let it cool down a fair bit. If it's just a straight cut, then just score the piece, then snap it.

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