Tip of the Day – 5/21/2013


Plastic light diffuser, otherwise known as eggcrate, is one of those tools of the aquarium trade that has tons of different uses. Besides making for the perfect frag rack, eggcrate can also serve to block jumping fish from escaping the open top of an aquarium, separate unruly and aggressive fish, or even act as an in-tank refugium for growing macroalgae. In terms off assembly, the plastic can be bound together with zip ties or various types of glue and plastic bonding chemicals. The uses of eggcrate are virtually limitless, and because it comes in also comes in a black version, it won’t stand out like a sore thumb in your aquarium.


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