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Old 12-08-2012, 04:02 PM   #11
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I ment lbs. sorry!
Not sure. What size tank is it for? What kind of fish do you have?
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It's a 29 and I plan on stocking with an apisto, a German blue ram, an opaline gourami, 6 cherry barbs, 4 Julii Cory, 3 otos, and such. I want 2 caves for the cichlids, which I'll be buying cichlid stones, but I also want 1 DIY cave and 1 medium size rock formation
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Old 12-08-2012, 05:22 PM   #13
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It's a 29 and I plan on stocking with an apisto, a German blue ram, an opaline gourami, 6 cherry barbs, 4 Julii Cory, 3 otos, and such. I want 2 caves for the cichlids, which I'll be buying cichlid stones, but I also want 1 DIY cave and 1 medium size rock formation
I would just go with the 30 lbs. You'll for sure have enough, probably with some left over. Sounds like an awesome tank.
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Thanks, I appreciate the help! I also will have my bettas 5 gallon tank so I could use leftovers! I was at bachmans( a gardening shop) getting a Christmas tree, and saw these. Their polished river rocks, used for decorations and plant decor. $2.99 for a bag I like 15. I could use that to make this rock formation like thing. The first pic is the rocks I saw and the 2nd is the rock formation I'll try to make, just a bit bigger. Do you think te rocks would be safe?
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Old 12-08-2012, 09:37 PM   #15
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Thanks, I appreciate the help! I also will have my bettas 5 gallon tank so I could use leftovers! I was at bachmans( a gardening shop) getting a Christmas tree, and saw these. Their polished river rocks, used for decorations and plant decor. $2.99 for a bag I like 15. I could use that to make this rock formation like thing. The first pic is the rocks I saw and the 2nd is the rock formation I'll try to make, just a bit bigger. Do you think te rocks would be safe?
No problem at all! Your bettas would love it. I worked on my Betta tank a little earlier. I'll post a picture. I think that would look awesome! I think they'd be safe, but the all of the petsmarts close to me sell them, too if that would make you feel better. If you wanted to do it the other way I would boil them just in case. I'm interested to see how it turns out. I may need to make me one. lol. Those are the same rocks that I used ornamentally in my cichlid tank.
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Here is my Betta tank. he seems to like it better with something to swim through.
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Thanks! I can't wait for it
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Old 12-19-2012, 09:17 PM   #18
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Anyone know if this is ok? I found this and love it! I was hoping to us this against my dw, is it ok? How can I tell
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Ok, another question

I'm heading out to Home Depot for black paint to use on the back of the tank.
I'm gonna buy slate, river rocks, and a terra cotta pot. Are they safe? And does Home Depot have aquarium safe sillicone?
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Ok, another question

I'm heading out to Home Depot for black paint to use on the back of the tank.
I'm gonna buy slate, river rocks, and a terra cotta pot. Are they safe? And does Home Depot have aquarium safe sillicone?
Yes yes yes and yes
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