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Old 08-19-2012, 02:27 AM   #1
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comcrete?

I'm a DIY type and want to make props for my freshwater tank. Is there a type of concrete or grout I could use?? Any info on the subject of making props helps.
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Old 08-19-2012, 08:36 AM   #2
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Youd be better off using some sort of aquariumsafe silicone- you can find it at most pet stores - or you can use the aquarium safe "glue sticks". We just started carrying them where I work in the tiny saltwater section.
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I have the aquatic silicone and have used it to make props with PVC that comes Out looking great with no PVC showing but I wanted to try a different method
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Old 08-24-2012, 10:26 AM   #4
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I have the aquatic silicone and have used it to make props with PVC that comes Out looking great with no PVC showing but I wanted to try a different method
I'm looking for ideas myself so I'll tag along here. I'm sorry I can't offer advice (yet anyway) but I was curious as to what you've made with PVC? Do you have pics?
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Old 08-25-2012, 09:53 PM   #5
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This article talks about building 3d backgrounds and may mention some products/methods you could be interested in http://www.aquariumadvice.com/3d-fre...m-backgrounds/
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Old 08-25-2012, 10:27 PM   #6
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Quickrete and it does mention some materials in the article that can be used.

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Old 09-08-2012, 03:48 AM   #7
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what about quickrete mortar repair? it comes in a tube and says "sanded acrylic formula..." is this ok to use for some little caves?
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Old 09-08-2012, 08:17 AM   #8
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what about quickrete mortar repair? it comes in a tube and says "sanded acrylic formula..." is this ok to use for some little caves?
Never used it
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