Aquarium or fish tank is something that everyone want to keep in their houses, specifically if one does not want a wandering pet in their house. Fishes are easy to get and there is a whole lot of variety to choose from all differentiating on colors, size, and shape. But setting up an aquarium can be a bit expensive specifically if one is tight on budget. However one can easily fix an aquarium put of anything, only thing is that it should be spacious enough and should be made of glass.
How to make a fish tank from an alcohol bottle?
Why throw out a nice big alcohol bottle when one can turn it into a snazzy fish tank. Things that one will require to make a fish tank are:
- A clear and large alcohol bottle.
- Piece of cloth
- Ice water
- Fish gravel
- Water conditioner
Firstly one needs to remove the shaft of the bottle and this can be done by using acetone and the piece of cloth. One needs to dip the cloth in the acetone completely and then wrap it around the point of the bottle which needs to be broken off. Be sure to wash the hands off of any acetone and wire a pair of gloves while doing this step. Then put a match to the cloth and wait for two to three minutes. After three minutes dip the bottle into the ice water and check if the shaft breaks, if not repeat the process.
After breaking off the shaft, make sure that there are no sharp edges. And now one can set up the fish tank by adding gravel and water into the fish tank, also one should add water conditioner to make sure that the water is neutralized from chlorine and other metals. And there the fish tank is ready for the pet fish to reside in.
Making a fish tank like this is super easy and one can simply make many such fish tanks for their homes. Also, these fish tanks are easy to clean every other day to keep the water fresh.