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Old 10-27-2011, 12:36 AM   #1
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DANGER!!!.... ive been thinking!

So, my mind never stops... I've always been a car guy, my favorite car and car I just had to sell is a 96 Impala SS. My question is, I have a 8" diecast metal impala. What would I need to do to be able to put it in my reef tank??? I think it'd look AWESOME with the doors open and fish swimming through! Just a crazy idea that I probably can't do but its worth a shot...
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Old 10-27-2011, 02:29 AM   #2
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Awesome idea!

The freshwater folks have been able to do similar things using krylon fusion paint to seal objects and place them in their tanks. You could always use a clear coat of this stuff. I'm just not sure how well it'd react to the saltwater etc. Worth checking it out if it's possible.
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Old 10-27-2011, 02:33 AM   #3
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Awesome idea!

The freshwater folks have been able to do similar things using krylon fusion paint to seal objects and place them in their tanks. You could always use a clear coat of this stufkf. I'm just not sure how well it'd react to the saltwater etc. Worth checking it out if it's possible.
Cool! Ill try krylon clear coat!!!
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So, my mind never stops... I've always been a car guy, my favorite car and car I just had to sell is a 96 Impala SS. My question is, I have a 8" diecast metal impala. What would I need to do to be able to put it in my reef tank??? I think it'd look AWESOME with the doors open and fish swimming through! Just a crazy idea that I probably can't do but its worth a shot...
Haha could you post a pic of it?
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Old 10-27-2011, 03:59 AM   #5
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Haha could you post a pic of it?




I want to put these in the bottom. I think it'd look awesome. Lol
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I want to put these in the bottom. I think it'd look awesome. Lol
Dude ya, you could put down lile black gravel lile asphalt. Then get maybe another and line them up lile a car show haha. I wonder if the fish would mess up the apolstry though...
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Dude ya, you could put down lile black gravel lile asphalt. Then get maybe another and line them up lile a car show haha. I wonder if the fish would mess up the apolstry though...
That's awesome! Put black sand along the front of the aquarium! I reaaaallllyyyyy want to do this. I just gotta make sure the salt water won't damage the cars to where they will contaminate the water...
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There has to be a way on the show tanked they put all kinds of things in Their saltwater tanks. It showed them coating with something, but I don't think they specified what it was.
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It would be like a tsunami wiped out civilization, the reef apocalypse. Awesome idea man deffinately following.
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Try and put the cars in there own qt tank and test the water over a period of time
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