Re: NANFA-- Building cheap fish containers

Kevin (
Mon, 11 Aug 2003 11:11:21 -0700

I think he means Lexan, but I am not positive. Lexan, if you don't already
know, is similar to acrylic, but I believe its a little better quality.


On 8/11/03 11:01 AM, "Mark" <> wrote:

> At 10:16 AM -0400 8/11/03, Nick Zarlinga wrote:
>> Why not wood? I think that you can make the supports for the liner
>> relatively cheaply. If you need to make the tanks taller, you can use luan
>> for the sides. I don't think it would cost that much. You could make a
>> tank that is 2x2x4 with four 2x4's (4 posts 2ft long, two supports
>> lengthwise on each side at 4ft each, and two supports on each end 2 ft
>> each). Three quarter of a sheet of luan to line the sides, a full sheet if
>> you use a bottom. To save money, you could use old carpeting instead of
>> luan to keep the liner from bowing. (you can nail the carpeting to the wood
>> to keep it in place.
> What's luan?
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