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I know, I know, there are already two instructables (to the best of my knowledge) about making a light bulb aquarium, but mine has step by step instru...
you will need: MATERIALS 1 globe light bulb 1 coat hangar 1 4" long peice of 2x4 .25 lbs of aged aquarium gravel 1 bottle water conditioner 1-3 ghos...
Use your needle nosed pliars or tinsnips to remove the copper connector on the end of the light bulb
On the end of your lightbulb, there is black glass. The best way to get that out, is to put your screwdriver or skinny scissors into the little indent...
After you have removed all of the black glass, look into the stem of your lightbulb. You will see two things. A skinny long tube, and glass covering t...
Remove the extra points and protrusions on the inside of the stem. NOTE!: do not attempt what i am doing in the picture. It is extremely stupid, but...
Take your lightbulb to the bathroom to clean it out. There is a dust in the bulb that coats the inside. To the best of my knowledge,it is non-toxic, b...
Now your lightbulb should be crystal clear
Now this is when the coat hangar comes into play. Use your tinsnips to cut off the staight part on the bottom of the coat hangar.
Bend your wire into a rough shape, like this. Make sure you get a corkscrew at the top, that closelt resembles the threads on the lightbulb.
Make sure you dog-leg the bottom end of the wire, and then staple it thusly to the 2x4.
Screw your lightbulb into the make-shift corkscrew on your threads. Be very carful not to screw to far, you you will end up cracking the glass.
Put in about 2 or so inches of AGED aquarium gravel. The gravel doesnt have to be aged, but it will aid in biological filtration, due to the beneficia...
As expected, you might mess up a few times, as did I. Its a trial and error process, so dont get discouraged.
Well, now your done. You can use it as some weird sort of modern art(i still dont understand that crap), put it on your desk at work, or put it into y...
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