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Re: Closed top planted tanks

Why on earth would anyone want to do this? When trying to conserve co2 in the 
water, you may want to cut down on surface turbulance which causes some co2 

I would think Bruno is setting his fish up for a possible early demise. Are 
you trying to cut down on evaporation?


>  On Sun, 24 Sep 2000 18:20:42 -0400  "DT" <itsdon at erinet_com> wrote: 
>  >I`ve read about aquarium tops with Co2 injection having " very tightly
>  >closed tops " to keep the Co2 loss  down a bit.  Can anyone share
>  >with me how this is done ?
>  For instance, I have my tank completely plumbed from underneath.  There is 
> no
>  need for anything to hang over the edge of the tank (not even CO2 line, 
> thanks
>  to a dry-goods tube inside the tank :).  I could silicone a giant pane of 
> glass
>  to the top of my tank if I wanted to.  Not that I'd want to. :) 
>  You can get a number of glass tops (of different designs) that sit within 
> the
>  frame of your tank (possibly covering it completely from front to back and 
> from
>  side to side).
>  Bruno