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Old 03-15-2014, 09:22 AM   #1
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DIY Rock Wall

Hi guys. I just wanted to share some pictures of a rock wall I made for my 29g planted tank. It is SandStone/Paving Stone...
What you need;
SandStone
Hammer and chisel
Aquarium Silicone or Fish Safe Silicone
Safety Goggles/Glass(EXTREMELY IMPORTANT)
Plastic Chopping Board
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I know there is some silicone visible. This was removed after I took the pictures. The particular type of Aquarium silicone I used says to leave for 24hrs but the longer the better. The chopping board is used is a flexible plastic, but ideally I would has used something stiffer. This just makes it easier to move and a bit more stable.
I plan on filling the void behind the wall with Eco Complete and planted it. The gaps in the wall, I will be covering with some aquarium background. Blue and Black. Blue toward the soil, black facing the inside of the wall.....
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Old 03-15-2014, 09:26 AM   #3
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Looks great! Are you going to make the caves bigger?
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Old 03-15-2014, 09:28 AM   #4
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Looks good
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Looks great! Are you going to make the caves bigger?
It's actually a wall for my planted tank. It's to hold some plant substrate. Like a raised bedding area. I will border the bottom of the wall with some plants and attach some moss to the wall(hopefully), to give it an aged look.....
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Retry nice considering its a DIY
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