Alternative for Egg Crate

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  1. JDV

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    Hi All

    I am in the process of getting everything together for a 4ft Cichlid tank.
    I cannot find Egg Crate anywhere is there anything else I can use to put the
    rocks on?
     
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    I cut up a kids play pen... was cheaper and has worked for around 8 months without a problem.20180227_212824.jpg 20180125_144457.jpg
     
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    lol now this a awesome Idea
     
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    If you can go for either a natural plastic colour or black/grey.... Oranges etc can contain heavy metals if cheaper colourants are used - most ethical molders will use the "safe" ones nowdays
     
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    http://www.plasticworld.co.za/Products/Eggcrate.aspx

    It's also sometimes sold as a light diffusing panel - try builders etc
     
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    @JDV Have you tried Mayzies's plastic.
     
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    Where are you based?

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    Damn, know a few places in Jo'burg... Sorry

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    Thanks @Aquaman, can't find it anywhere in CPT.
     
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    That's very odd

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