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$13.00 Walmart fish tank to Tarantula tank, with 8 led colors

Discussion in 'Vivariums and Terrariums' started by JCHobbies, Jan 12, 2018.

Worth the money?

Poll closed Jan 19, 2018.
  1. Yes

  2. No

  1. JCHobbies

    JCHobbies Arachnopeon

    I purchased this aquarium for $13.00 and it’s perfect for a juvenile or small adult. After drilling some ventilation holes it was ready. Comes with a battery powered LED light that has 8 different color options and it has different cycle modes. Great cheap terantula tank, my juvinille p. Metallica just might find there way into this guy! Haha

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  2. user 666

    user 666 Arachnobaron

    • Agree Agree x 1
  3. user 666

    user 666 Arachnobaron

    got a link to the product listing?
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  4. MetalMan2004

    MetalMan2004 Arachnobaron Active Member

    Hey that is nice, esp for $13! What are the dimensions?
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  5. sdsnybny

    sdsnybny Arachnogeek Arachnosupporter

    If you watch you can find used ones on your local CL adds for $5 ;) I have snagged many small acrylic tanks that way.
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  6. JCHobbies

    JCHobbies Arachnopeon

    its a 1 gallon tank I would say it’s 10 inches tall 10 wide and it’s a pentagon shape.

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  7. ccTroi

    ccTroi Arachnoknight

    Stop it.. you’re just bragging..

    That’s a def steal!
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  8. BoyFromLA

    BoyFromLA ‎٩(ˊᗜˋ*)و Arachnosupporter

    For $13? Money spent well, I would say.
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  9. user 666

    user 666 Arachnobaron

  10. user 666

    user 666 Arachnobaron

    Question: if you used the red LED at night could you use it to observe one of the shy/nocturnal tarantulas?
  11. WeightedAbyss75

    WeightedAbyss75 Arachnoangel Active Member

    Don't see why not ;) They can't see or detect red light to my knowledge, so using it at night would be the same as it being dark :D

    Also to the op, looks fantastic! May need to deck one of those out myself :hungry:
  12. JCHobbies

    JCHobbies Arachnopeon

  13. Dave Jay

    Dave Jay Arachnoknight Active Member

    That looks great!
    I use the acrylic self cleaning tanks for my smaller scorpions, they are basically a false bottom tank already. They're about 5"×5"×10". I will be using them for appropriate sized tarantula slings too,being Australian I can only get our burrowing species.