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Old 04-21-2011, 11:18 AM   #1
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Please let me know what you think of my background which I'm working on it. Does those side pillar looks nice or it looks ott?
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Old 04-21-2011, 11:37 AM   #2
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I think the pillars look cool. This would be a great cichlid tank!
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Old 04-21-2011, 12:12 PM   #3
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I think its an awesome idea. Looks great!
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Awesome work.
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Looks pretty cool to me..
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my concern is everything secured id hate to see that fall and shater the tanj
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Thanks for everyones reply. Gonna start dipping them in cement on Saturday. Will leave it natural cement colour not gonna add any fancy colour cos once the algee starts growing in the tank it will become darker.
And yeah I'll have to double make sure that its properly secured with sealant otherwise ill be devastated!
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Nice work!

If this isn't going to be an african cichlid tank, I'd stay away from using cement.
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Nice work!

If this isn't going to be an african cichlid tank, I'd stay away from using cement.
It's going to be a Yellow and blue lab cichlids tank or I might transfer my baby oscars here till they outgrow this tank.
If it's not cement then what else can I use?
I only do cichlids now. Stop doing tropical fish or cold water.
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I too have built my own background however it is not coated in anything yet.
I have noticed someone mentioning not using cement.
Would Drylock work instead?
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