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Old 09-22-2011, 10:45 PM   #221
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have fun and just play with it. see the larger picture with shape and form then figure out how to make that happen. take your time and enjoy.

stack, lean, pile, knock it down and do it over again. stop when you like how it looks and its the picture you thought of.

did that answer your question, or did i just ramble?
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Old 09-22-2011, 10:58 PM   #222
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It was an informative ramble...i enjoyed it...

Did some more fuge mods. Cur away at the sides of the media basket to provide a block so i can add filter media to catch any big debris.
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Old 09-23-2011, 12:01 AM   #223
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Also i found some white sand at home depot for 5 bucks a bag and 40 lbs...not sure why i got two...but oh well...small enough for sand sifters but large enough to settle quickly. Its paverstone high desert play sand
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Old 09-23-2011, 08:18 AM   #224
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Proper way to paint the back of the aquarium?
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Old 09-23-2011, 09:07 AM   #225
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I tape off the sides and the tank rims and just go for it.
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Old 09-23-2011, 09:11 AM   #226
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Spray paint ok to use?
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Ill cover the top of the aquarium obviously...
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Old 09-23-2011, 09:28 AM   #228
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I use the old fashioned paint brush and latex paint. I give it about 3 coats. But some people do use the spray paint, I just worry about the splatter and I'm not very neat so the little brush keeps me in check. lol
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I use spray paint. My new favorite is automotive enamel. So many colors the choose.
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Old 09-23-2011, 10:49 AM   #230
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Awesome...i have a nice lol project when i get home.
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