Can I use stiff plastic mesh (darice brand) in a tank?

Discussion in 'Freshwater Beginners' started by PetLover418, Jun 5, 2016.

  1. PetLover418

    PetLover418Well Known MemberMember

    I want to use it for various projects inside the tank at all times and occasionally- lid, siphon cover, divider
    I'm wondering if the "stiff" part of it is bad.
  2. aliray

    alirayFishlore VIPMember

    I don't know what it is but walmart sells plastic mesh in sheets for needlepoint projects in their craft dept and work well for aquarium projects, Plus you can cut it with sissors. Alison. :;hi2
  3. OP

    PetLover418Well Known MemberMember

      this is it
  4. TexasDomer

    TexasDomerFishlore LegendMember

    Should be fine!
  5. Jsigmo

    JsigmoWell Known MemberMember

    I agree. That looks like the same stuff they sell at Wal Mart, and it works great for a lot of aquarium uses. If it is the same stuff, it's polyethylene, which is pretty safe. It's used for those fancy "Nalgene" hiking and camping water bottles, etc.
  6. superbutterfly12Well Known MemberMember

    I made a divider out of it for my bettas. So far it's working great. Hadn't thought of using it for a lid though good idea!
  7. OP

    PetLover418Well Known MemberMember

    Ok. Just wanted to make sure.

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