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Old 07-17-2012, 02:14 AM   #1
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I have a 30to gal bowfront I'm planning on doing the back wall and left side wall I'm going to layer the styrofoam to give it depth but I was wondering what paint is safe to use and how do you seal the styrofoam I've been on a few pages nd thy mention cement what kind is it any cement what is the safest method for the fish less likely to leak port raise ph
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What do you plan to do with the heater and filter? I don't quite understand what people do with them with these 3d backgrounds. If the filter intake is buried in the background won't it be ineffective at filtering?

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