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Old 05-02-2013, 05:06 PM   #16
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I currently have 2 topless tanks and I do agree they look so much better. I have my 10g grow out on the floor which my cat seems to enjoy.
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Old 05-02-2013, 05:58 PM   #17
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topless, and with the waterline to the brim
THAT however makes jumpers worse.
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Old 05-02-2013, 06:15 PM   #18
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Guess I'm lucky, have three cats but they must not be adventuresome!
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Old 05-02-2013, 07:40 PM   #19
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I dislike topless because it invites wayyyy too many bugs to lay eggs into my tanks, and I don't like the evaporation rates. A plexiglass or glass lid is just as pretty to my eye and reduces a lot of the possible predators that could make their way into my tanks, thanks to the other half who loves pretending that he was raised in a barn and leaves the doors open.
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Old 05-02-2013, 09:58 PM   #20
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Old 05-02-2013, 11:09 PM   #21
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I thought the same thing until my daughter got old enough to start naming the fish... now if I lose one she gets extremely upset, so I had to invest in some lids.
LOL - nice
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Old 05-04-2013, 01:46 AM   #22
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A clear silicone rimless filled to the top and topless is like a magic volume of water.
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Old 05-04-2013, 04:22 AM   #23
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Go to the glass shop and have some plate glass cut for tops for winter and for jumpers.

Mold and jumper issues solved.
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Old 05-27-2013, 05:14 AM   #24
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How do you remove the plastic rim??? Plz pm how to
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Old 05-27-2013, 01:27 PM   #25
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How do you remove the plastic rim??? Plz pm how to
Research de-rimming aquarium.
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Old 05-27-2013, 01:38 PM   #26
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This look is what drove me to get the Fluval Edge. While it is not pure topless, it is a glass bikini top... which is still kinda cool.

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Old 05-27-2013, 02:51 PM   #27
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I has the same tank. It's the one that restarted te fish tank obsession for me
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Old 05-27-2013, 10:02 PM   #28
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Mine are all topless right now; heavy layers of floaters seem to be discouraging jumping. But the evaporation is making me crazy--that's a lot of distilled water to lug. I'm thinking of going to clear glass tops.
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Old 05-27-2013, 10:36 PM   #29
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This look is what drove me to get the Fluval Edge. While it is not pure topless, it is a glass bikini top... which is still kinda cool.

I was thinking about replacing my wife's little goldfish tank with one of these - looks like a pain to keep the glass clean though with no snails or otos.
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Old 05-27-2013, 10:53 PM   #30
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The minute I removed my first trim I was sold on the look. So much cleaner! Evap rates are insane though. I can't imagine what it will be like on my 200g.

Removing trim is extremely easy. A good razor knife, a steady hand and some time is all you really need. And a bunch more razor blades to clean up silicone residue.
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