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Old 11-16-2005, 04:04 AM   #91
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yes, yes.. the plan was to make everyone else's DIY attempts to look like tinker toys..

Sulla...I was wondering about your PH though.. what is it? how much effect does the background have on you PH and KH?
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Old 12-15-2005, 08:13 AM   #92
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Sulla,this is the best DIY background i've ever seen, plz tell me what thickness was the styrofoam block, coz it looks thicker than all available in stores, also i would like to ask about the paint u used, was it the normal acrylic colors ? is it non toxic ?? last question, ''carving'' , u seem to be an artist, iam not, so how can i carve using a heated knife ? is it ok to use the knife ? or i need to buy a ''foam carving kit'' ???!!! waiting for your reply ...and thanks in advance
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Old 01-08-2006, 01:03 AM   #93
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Will try to get a chance to answer when I get back from vaction. Sorry its taking so long.
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Old 03-14-2006, 06:08 PM   #94
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I keep coming back to look at this great background. :]

One question tho....can these principles be applied in making an aquarium BOTTOM? How bouyant is the foam after a "normal" amount of cement has been applied?

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Old 04-09-2006, 10:17 PM   #95
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is there a way to make it on the outside to leave the room inside for fish?
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Some folks like to look at more than just a box of glass.
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This is an old post but... WOW!!!
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is there a way to make it on the outside to leave the room inside for fish?
You could put it behind the glass, but you would really lose so much of te detail and depth of the carving. Really, it's only eating up 3 or 4 inches of the back of the tank and it is containing finter and pumps and heaters etc so you're only losing a little bit of the tank if you consider the rest is left wide open because you don't need much more "decoration" in the tank.

Depending on the design you want to go for, you could even reduce it to even be 1-2 inches thick if you wanted to.
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I'm new to this forum and am very interested to see the pictures of Angkor Wat backdrop mentioned in the posting. I don't see them; do I need to do something to view them?
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no its an old post so the pics were likely removed by the OP
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