Dividing Tank With Cloth..

Discussion in 'Ponds' started by Allinone, Apr 15, 2018.

  1. Allinone

    AllinoneValued MemberMember

    I don't got any plastic nets or anything to divide my tank. Is there any problem on dividing the tank with cotton or polyester cloths?
     
  2. Fanatic

    FanaticFishlore VIPMember

    I would suggest it unless you can actually get the cloths really sturdy. The material might be a hosting site for algae, and things to grow from.
     
  3. OP
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    Allinone

    AllinoneValued MemberMember

    Do it cause any fungal problems or diseases to the fishes?
     




  4. leftswerve

    leftswerveWell Known MemberMember

    Restricts flow.
     
  5. OP
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    Allinone

    AllinoneValued MemberMember

    Do it cause any other problems like fungal or any disease to fish?
     




  6. 2211Nighthawk

    2211NighthawkFishlore VIPMember

    I’d imagine it could leach dye after a while and that can be harmful. What kinda tank/fish are you trying to split?
     
  7. OP
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    Allinone

    AllinoneValued MemberMember

    I am trying to divide my guppy tank made with plastic sheet.
     
  8. 2211Nighthawk

    2211NighthawkFishlore VIPMember

    There is a lot easier ways to do it. My favourite is plastic craft mesh. It allows water through it, and can be cut to size.
     
  9. OP
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    Allinone

    AllinoneValued MemberMember

    I didn't find anything like that in here. Is there any other thing which can be get easily?
     
  10. Fanatic

    FanaticFishlore VIPMember

    I personally do not like DIY dividers, unless made sturdy.
    LifeWithPets makes a good divider, I use that type, and it's very sturdy!
     
  11. 2211Nighthawk

    2211NighthawkFishlore VIPMember

    I’ve heard of egg crate cut to size. If all else, rigid food safe plastic, glass and then using suction cups to hold in place. The biggest thing is that if it’s ansolid divider you need to make sure water flow is getting to both sides either with 2 filters or rigging something up.
     
  12. SegiDream

    SegiDreamWell Known MemberMember

    Plastic canvas, zip ties, and plastic stitch markers can be used together to customize this in a variety of ways. All are cheap and readily available at places like walmart and craft stores.
     
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    Allinone

    AllinoneValued MemberMember

    How can the zip ties used for this? Can I get some images or anything on it.
     
  14. 2211Nighthawk

    2211NighthawkFishlore VIPMember

    I’m kinda curious about the zip ties too.
     
  15. SegiDream

    SegiDreamWell Known MemberMember

    Zip ties to join pieces that are not long or wide enough on their own. Or to customize the shape or attach it to other things etc and so on....

    ???
     
  16. tunafax

    tunafaxWell Known MemberMember

    Fabric decomposes very quickly in water.
     
  17. 2211Nighthawk

    2211NighthawkFishlore VIPMember

    Ah ha. Makes sence.
     




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