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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 07-03-2013, 05:47 AM Thread Starter
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DIY Shrimp tunnel

I'm going to be setting up a shrimp tank soon and i was wondering if anyone has had any success in making a DIY shrimp tunnel out of the round ceramic rings used in canister filtration -

I've seen a few in some pictures and videos of shrimp tanks and i wondered if anyone has made one before. I'm specifically looking to find out what they used to adhere the rings together.

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PVC pipe works good and all diff sizes.

I Dont think adult shrimp would fit... Unless you have some bigger media then I've seen.

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I used some of the concrete rings that many LFS's use to weight and hold plant bunches together. They are bigger,m and work quite well, though I never bothers to glue them. Then I wanted a tunnel, I just laid them next to each other.

My betta has also been known to go through the rings, though he may be to big now : )
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Just found some bamboo charcoal tubes and pieces from daiso Japan. Good thing about that store is that almost everything is only$1.50.
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I used flexible pvc tube used for get the electric wires in the wall they are black or white and you can cut them with scissors to size and with a ziptie keep them in place shrimps love them me also to keep them from flowing away i put 3 pieces of lava rock on them

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