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Old 08-11-2013, 02:57 PM   #31
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Really!? Whose the seller??????
Go on eBay there are always people selling driftwood. Just type in driftwood or aquarium wood or whatnot
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Go on eBay there are always people selling driftwood. Just type in driftwood or aquarium wood or whatnot
No I have but they are always elaborate beautiful pieces for like 100
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Old 08-11-2013, 08:50 PM   #33
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No I have but they are always elaborate beautiful pieces for like 100
Both of the pieces in this build I bought. Don't bid on them because people like to make other accounts and bid on their own stuff (highly illegal) especially on stuff that doesn't sell super quick like driftwood. Occasionally You can find a good deal I got a 20 gallon fish tank off of craigslist for $50 and it had well over $200 worth of equipment and supplie, including a brand new unopened t8 fixture with 2 bulbs. While at the same time I've seen tanks with much less inventory have $200 asked for them. It's all a matter of being in t right place at the right time, just like driftwood. Or like this rad piece I found down at the river below...

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eBay search cholla wood. Cholla wood looks awesome, can be found for super cheap, and I have a tank that has had multiple pieces in it for over a year and they look great. But like I said, you can get awesome wood for cheap, just be patient and don't bid on it just go ahead and buy it. I looked for over a month for the wood in this build. Also check out manzanitawood.com blossomsandbranches.com joshsfrogs.com black jungle.com and saveoncrafts.com

You can get the stuff that's $100 on eBay for less than $50 more often than not. $30 will get you some SICK looking driftwood manzanita or red-moor too. Hope this helps. All info is thanks to other people's advice and LOTS of time researching and googling.... Girlfriend says I'm addicted hahah
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Old 08-11-2013, 11:49 PM   #34
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Both of the pieces in this build I bought. Don't bid on them because people like to make other accounts and bid on their own stuff (highly illegal) especially on stuff that doesn't sell super quick like driftwood. Occasionally You can find a good deal I got a 20 gallon fish tank off of craigslist for $50 and it had well over $200 worth of equipment and supplie, including a brand new unopened t8 fixture with 2 bulbs. While at the same time I've seen tanks with much less inventory have $200 asked for them. It's all a matter of being in t right place at the right time, just like driftwood. Or like this rad piece I found down at the river below...

eBay search cholla wood. Cholla wood looks awesome, can be found for super cheap, and I have a tank that has had multiple pieces in it for over a year and they look great. But like I said, you can get awesome wood for cheap, just be patient and don't bid on it just go ahead and buy it. I looked for over a month for the wood in this build. Also check out manzanitawood.com blossomsandbranches.com joshsfrogs.com black jungle.com and saveoncrafts.com

You can get the stuff that's $100 on eBay for less than $50 more often than not. $30 will get you some SICK looking driftwood manzanita or red-moor too. Hope this helps. All info is thanks to other people's advice and LOTS of time researching and googling.... Girlfriend says I'm addicted hahah
Wow man really appreciate the info. Setting up my turtle/sunfish tank and I want some or one good piece in there to hide the fish and make a nice lake scene.
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Sounds awesome. What kind of turtle
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Old 08-12-2013, 10:13 AM   #36
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I like option 1. Looks Awesome! Cant wait to see this finished
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Again, there will be DIY styrofoam background in top left corner to make it appear as if the two woods are one piece going through the soil into the water. Worried about heat up top. Will need to raise that light off the glass a little bit, something that is sleek, small, and un-noticeable.

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Love this idea! Only just joined the forums and seen some people with great ideas. Subscribing to see how this turns out
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Love this idea! Only just joined the forums and seen some people with great ideas. Subscribing to see how this turns out
Don't have the money for it right now.... School books cleaned out my cash

Put together my other 10 gal instead



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Don't have the money for it right now.... School books cleaned out my cash

Put together my other 10 gal instead
Sorry I picked the wrong pic and then couldn't figure out how to delete it lol....
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