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Old 08-14-2009, 05:04 AM   #11
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haha nope it has to be perfect!
btw the tanks cycling atm!!!!
but wheres a good store for slate and bambo? and plastic bambo..?
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Old 08-14-2009, 06:39 AM   #12
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You can go to your local garden center and or building supply (I don't think HD or lowes has it, not in NY anyway) where they sell pavers, they will also have slate. It wont be expensive because you don't need that much.
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Old 08-14-2009, 08:19 AM   #13
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pvc... that will soo ruin the look of my tank =(((
i want it to look oriental asiany...
Actually no. You could easily cover up the peices of PVC you would need with plans or rocks or something.
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Old 08-14-2009, 03:57 PM   #14
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You can go to your local garden center and or building supply (I don't think HD or lowes has it, not in NY anyway) where they sell pavers, they will also have slate. It wont be expensive because you don't need that much.
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Actually no. You could easily cover up the peices of PVC you would need with plans or rocks or something.
the "stilts" for my deck have to be like 7 inches high, i dont think that i can use rocks to cover it, and m not puttin plants in >.>...hmm... maybe wrap the pvc with fake plants lol...?
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Old 08-14-2009, 04:09 PM   #15
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These are pavers http://www.globalstonepaving.co.uk/i...lay_pavers.jpg and can be found at a good garden center which will more than likely carry slate or shale.
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Old 08-14-2009, 04:46 PM   #16
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oh like the bricks haha kay, brain fart wow...
ya im gonna check a store up the street in a little bit.
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It is really simple actually. So just find what you want to do and do it. Plastic plans or pavers will work. Just find what you want to do.
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i would try using a clear epoxy paint to coat the bamboo. should be fine for the ramp too so no slate needed. try a craft store or sometimes garden centers will have bamboo stakes for helping to hold up plants. if you can't find any shoot me a pm and i can send ya some from my backyard.
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Old 08-14-2009, 06:21 PM   #19
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i would try using a clear epoxy paint to coat the bamboo. should be fine for the ramp too so no slate needed. try a craft store or sometimes garden centers will have bamboo stakes for helping to hold up plants. if you can't find any shoot me a pm and i can send ya some from my backyard.
Good idea, i might have to use this as i have a frog that needs a second platform. Thanks.
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i would try using a clear epoxy paint to coat the bamboo. should be fine for the ramp too so no slate needed. try a craft store or sometimes garden centers will have bamboo stakes for helping to hold up plants. if you can't find any shoot me a pm and i can send ya some from my backyard.
perfect idear!

i just need bamboo.
my local gardening store didnt have any, ill try a hardware stores gardening area i guess. ha would u really send me some bamboo?
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