Simple Frag Racks

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    Made some simple frag racks out of egg crate. Also made a corner rock shelf to place frags on for those that need to be closer to the lights. I put the can of potatoes on the rack to test the strength of the magnets.


     
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    How did you bend them? Just a heat gun and the edge of a counter?
     
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    Look great, 2 small magnets holding the heavy can. Now just to fill them up with new corals.
     
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    I actually use a propane torch, but only because I didn't want to go get the heat gun. It also gave me a little finer control over where the heat was going. I passed the torch over the bend area 4 times quickly and then did use the edge of the counter to get the 90 degree bend. Magnets are from K&J Magnetics. The white rectangle are 8lb plastic coated and the round black ones are 16lb. The higher strength are required on the outside to hold through the 75G tank but the white ones inside and out work well on the 30G sump. I used ICE frag glue to glue the magnet to the rack.
     
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    Slowly working on the corals
     

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