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Old 10-07-2013, 03:17 PM   #11
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how about making my own synthetic wood branches? anyone know how?
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whats wrong with coating branches in some kind of epoxy resin or sealer if the same technique is used to make wooden aquariums?
Either of these options will work fine. If you coat real wood, just make sure you get a good even coat, personaly I'd use the epoxy rather than the sealer.
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id asume i need a few coats to make sure it fills all the knots and cracks. ill have to test it out on a piece i dont want the epoxy coating to be too noticable. anyone one know of any good products aquarium safe?
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Old 10-10-2013, 10:30 AM   #13
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Google building plywood tanks and see what epoxy resin they use. I think they use just plain fibreglass resin. Also google building 3d backgrounds. I think they also just use plain Fibreglass resin over the styrofoam.
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