The unofficial egg crate thread!!!!!

Discussion in 'I made this!' started by SwimsWithFish, Dec 31, 2011.

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  1. SwimsWithFish

    SwimsWithFish Giant Squid

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    Egg crate has to be the no.1 tool for any aquarist! You can make almost anything with it. Post a picture of something you made from egg crate or something that incorporates egg crate. Here's a frag rack I made and this media basket.

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    Go!!!:)
     

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  3. SwimsWithFish

    SwimsWithFish Giant Squid

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  4. reefmonkey

    reefmonkey Giant Squid

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    Egg crate is the duct tape of the reef keeping hobby. :)
     
  5. Thatgrimguy

    Thatgrimguy Flying Squid

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    Hehe... so true!
     
  6. SwimsWithFish

    SwimsWithFish Giant Squid

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    yes!!:D
     
  7. Peredhil

    Peredhil Giant Squid

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    used this in a DIY 3reef contest some time back. I don't like putting egg crate under my lights - I paid good money for those lights - but I do want something to keep jumpers in the water.

    So I made this and have used it ever since. Works like a champ and has added benefit of reducing all the light bleed into the room.

    Old pics from before I moved, but I'm still using the fish prison

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  9. Seano Hermano

    Seano Hermano Giant Squid

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    I have to confess; I've never used eggcrate before.
     
  10. Thatgrimguy

    Thatgrimguy Flying Squid

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    I layed eggcrat down as my base below my sandbed, the the rock on it for stability and added my shallow sand bed over that. I like the stability... but I'll never do it again.
     
  11. SwimsWithFish

    SwimsWithFish Giant Squid

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    Me too.
     
  12. ingtar_shinowa

    ingtar_shinowa Giant Squid

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    peredhil we have the same light!
     
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