Homemade Mini Aquarium From Lamp Bulb

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Introduction: Homemade Mini Aquarium From Lamp Bulb

in my home many old lamp bulb, and i have idea to recylce that to make a aquarium for Betta fish.

and i gift for my younger brother. maybe that look like special. :)

Step 1: Material and Tool Needed

Material and tool needed easily obtained

Material :

1. old lamp bulb

2. plywood

3. hot gun glue

Tool :

1. pliers

2. hacksaw

3. plywood saw

Step 2: Make Hole on Top Lamp

warning. !!

you should do this in sink in the kitchen cause it's make you easily move crack glass to trash and make you safe if the lamp bulb crack.

first time cut the edge top lamp bulb using hacksaw and then after opened, use pliers to cracked valve (view picture tag red circle). after crack valve make the hole bigger, if you have glass cutter that make easily but if not have you can use pliers to make hole bigger by way in pliers the edge very carefully. after make hole bigger get out parts of lamp bulb and clean white coating using old tuth brush or whatever you can use, and then keep a safe place.

Step 3: Make a Box for Holder

for holder lamp bulb i'm make a box cause easy.

before make a box you must first measurement lamp bulb and design a box what you like, and then cut plywood, make hole and raft with glue, in my case i use hot gun glue because practically. now is the time to buy Betta fish.

Step 4: What You Like to Place.

you can place on the table or you can place in a corner of the room, whatever you



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    unless you have a realy big lightbulb then a betta is fine

    it might be goof for betta fry cuz they are soo small but dont ceep adults it could die

    it is good for shrimps and snails though.

    Poor Betta :( .. You shouldn't put a fish on that bulb.. Ikan nya kasian :(

    For a fish no, for Mabey like one of those see through shrimp, yes

    more like a Micro aquarium..hwo s the fish gonna move in it man.

    I've done these before. And please, under no circumstance, put a fish over an inch in there. It would be a cruel and horrible life for the fish, but i do suggest small brine shrimp, snails, and other small aquatic animals and plants.

    Really hard to understand, because the wording and the one continuous sentence. Plus, the poor fish has no room. Maybe an underwater terrarium?

    This will kill a fish. Do not build this for fish. Might be great for plants though.

    Absolutely cruel. No fish should ever be put into an environment this small for any period of time. Betts fish for example should never be placed in an aquarium less than 5 gallons. It's like putting a baby in a playpen for years.