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I was wondering

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by jeremy frenz, Apr 15, 2007.

  1. jeremy frenz

    jeremy frenz Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 8, 2007
    portland OR
    I was wondering if a 50 gallon glass aquarium would work for housing chicks? [​IMG]
  2. hypnojessi

    hypnojessi Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 13, 2007
    Troy, MO
    Yes, I've seen pics on here of people using aquariums for brooders so it should work fine.
  3. robin416

    robin416 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 6, 2007
    Its a super idea, keeps those peeps out where you can watch them. No chance of drafts because of the glass sides.
  4. AccidentalFarm

    AccidentalFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 29, 2007
    It does sound like a great idea. The only problem I see is if water gets spilled, there will be little airflow to help dry out the bedding. If you stir up the bedding regularly and scoop out the poo, it should stay nice and dry and clean.

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