Originally Posted by GreenAcres
I ended up with an Exo Terra 18 cube that I have made into a vivarium, mostly using a kit from Josh's. It has the standard screen top on it, which is fine since there are only plants in it right now. Is there an easy DIY solution to covering the top? I will eventually get glass, but is there something that I can use to increase humidity in the vivarium while there are only plants in it that won't require much financial investment?
A piece of 1/4" glass for a tank that size should only cost around $15.
I had a piece of 5mm (slightly smaller than 1/4" ) glass for my 18x18x24" tank's lid and two other pieces of glass 12*16" & 12*8") cut and the total cost was less than $25 (Canadian)