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Old 03-12-2013, 04:36 AM   #11
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Saw this at petsmart the other day and plan on gluing gravel to it for my upcoming cichlid tank.

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Old 03-12-2013, 05:27 AM   #12
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I made a few caves out of coconuts and slate.

I ment to my local diy shop and bought a big bag of plum slate and siliconed it together.


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This is it without the roof on
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Old 03-12-2013, 08:44 AM   #13
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I find bizarre shot glasses and cover the exterior with glue and roll them in dry gravel, so they match my tank floor perfectly!

My best one so far used a "Hornitos" tequila shot glass shaped like a horn.
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Old 03-12-2013, 03:12 PM   #14
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I just made this for my 29G out of natural slate tile from Home Depot

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Old 03-12-2013, 05:01 PM   #15
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in my 37 g sw tank I ran pvc piping under the rocks creating tunnels once rocks were placed you can't even see the pvc pipes
but the fish and hermits love them
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Old 03-13-2013, 07:08 AM   #16
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I would also like to add something to my tank. I bought a halloween skull and painted it like a sugar skull and i would like to put it in my tank. But I know theres some kind of glaze or something that im suppose to put over my item but idk what it is. Any info would be great help.
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Old 03-13-2013, 12:30 PM   #17
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I would also like to add something to my tank. I bought a halloween skull and painted it like a sugar skull and i would like to put it in my tank. But I know theres some kind of glaze or something that im suppose to put over my item but idk what it is. Any info would be great help.
I would recommend Krylon Fusion Clear Coat. Just make sure the paint is fully cured before you apply it, then let the clear coat fully cure before you put it in the tank.
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I would recommend Krylon Fusion Clear Coat. Just make sure the paint is fully cured before you apply it, then let the clear coat fully cure before you put it in the tank.
Awesome, but where can i get it. And how many coats should i apply? This is the skull im working on. Its not finished yet tho.

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Old 03-14-2013, 09:36 AM   #19
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Awesome, but where can i get it. And how many coats should i apply? This is the skull im working on. Its not finished yet tho.

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That looks awesome! One coat should do, but more will never hurt. You'll just want to apply all the coats you are going to do within 24 hours of each other or you need to wait for it to cure before adding another coat. I know walmart for sure carries Krylon products, I'm not sure where else though.
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Old 03-14-2013, 09:50 AM   #20
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I heard somewhere that you can use lacquer. Same stuff that you would use to cover the paint on your car.
Someone correct me if I'm wrong
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