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Old 04-13-2015, 05:50 PM   #1
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Sand Fall

Hello everyone! So I'm making plans for my empty 29 g tank. I was think a Asian themed serenity tank. Nice and peaceful (and the inhabitants as well &#128523. I want to make the tank as calming, visually enjoying, and nice as possible. I was thinking about making an under water waterfall, or also know as a "sand waterfall". I was wondering if anyone here would possibly have any experience? I have a few questions concerning PVC dimensions, sand type, ect. If any one does have experience please let me know and I'll begin to ask away .

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Old 04-13-2015, 11:08 PM   #2
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Guess not. I am pursuing it anyways, so I'll be sure to keep everyone posted its a real cool project from what I've seen online. Click image for larger version

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This is the first thing I had to do. Fit the pvc pipe to the tank perfectly and making a little shaft for sand to enter. This project will probably take around a week, maybe two because of a busy schedule and my work cut out. Also along with the sand fall I need to make a 3d background. Other wise it would be a one hour project.


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Old 04-13-2015, 11:10 PM   #3
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One of my friends has a sand fall in his 55 gal
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I know a little bit about the (the guy is always bragging about the sandfall)
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Old 04-13-2015, 11:47 PM   #5
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That's great. Do you know what sand he uses? And air pump?


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Old 04-14-2015, 09:56 AM   #6
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there are some DIYs online. Im making one in my 55.
Il follow this but this is the DIY Im using and going to fiddle with the design myself as well.

Underwater Waterfall, for Cheap!
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Old 04-17-2015, 10:44 PM   #7
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Was thinking of doing one of these in my tank when I upgrade. Gonna follow along and see how it turns out
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Old 04-19-2015, 04:37 PM   #8
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Hey everyone sorry it's been a while. So I finally had a day set aside to do some work. Here are some pics of today's progress so far Click image for larger version

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I'll probably have it finished with my girlfriend and mom and I carving by today so I will post more pics


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Done with the sculpting Click image for larger version

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