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DIY divider

i need to build a tank divider and was wondering what type of silicone i should use? May have more questions later, im gonna build it today

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o and i need to be able to get the silicone at home depot, lowes or ace

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DAP 100% silicone rubber sealant

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anything cheaper? i dont want to spend more than $20

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GE 100% Silicone I at home depot or lowes, maybe even ace

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is this the one u are talking about?

http://www.homedepot.ca/webapp/wcs/s...k=P_PartNumber

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lots of people use the one clwatkins10 gave to make tanks. seems good
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Why do you need silicone to make a tank divider? Does it need to be water tight, or are you just trying to split up some fish?
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Why do you need silicone to make a tank divider? Does it need to be water tight, or are you just trying to split up some fish?
i need to split tiger shrimp(still havent come yet) and crs. i couldnt get my mom to get a 2.5 gal tank which i think would be cheaper since i have everything for it.

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i dont like to put shrimp in new tanks. to do this your going to need to empty the tank for a few days. maybe a 10 gal from walmart?
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i dont like to put shrimp in new tanks. to do this your going to need to empty the tank for a few days. maybe a 10 gal from walmart?
its to big for now as i dont have the space but i got my dad to buy me a 2.5gal tank and we r gonna sneak it in since my mom said no more tanks till i move the 60gal lol

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its to big for now as i dont have the space but i got my dad to buy me a 2.5gal tank and we r gonna sneak it in since my mom said no more tanks till i move the 60gal lol
lol, now thats what I'm talkin' about. Cool dad

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well dont know how this happened my dad told me dont rat him out and he told my mom... even weirder part is she is ok with it... i dont think she is my mom aliens must have done something lol

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lol i new something was wrong she didnt mean a fish tank she meant refill the propane tank lol

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well now im mad he knows wat time the pet store closes and he waits till the last minute to say r u ready now i have to ride my bike tomorrow all the way down there

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