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Old 02-04-2012, 06:17 PM   #21
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thats pretty cool!
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Old 02-05-2012, 12:43 AM   #22
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I did the same thing here are some pics of my rocks.
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Old 02-09-2012, 10:33 PM   #23
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I did the same thing here are some pics of my rocks.
They look great, what recipe did you use?
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They look great, what recipe did you use?
2 parts portland cement 1 part crushed coral substrate and just enough water to mix but not watery. Then i did 1 part corse salt and placed the mix in the molds i made in a tub with wet sand. Covered with sand and let it sit for two days to harden.
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The idea behind the salt is to give it texture? Then after it is dry you cure it to get all the salt out?
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Does some of the sand stick to outside of the rocks when they are dry then?
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Does some of the sand stick to outside of the rocks when they are dry then?
Nope, dries and the sand brushes off, just use damp/ moist sand when covering it.
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The idea behind the salt is to give it texture? Then after it is dry you cure it to get all the salt out?
The salt gives it texture plus when you cure it it desintigrates leaving nice pourus rock.
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This is awesome! It looks as good as the real thing I will have to give it a try! It doesn't sound hard at all
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When you cure it do you cure it all in saltwater? Or fresh water and the salt disolves and creates the saltwater?
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