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Old 05-05-2015, 08:34 AM   #41
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they make exterior UV resistant pond spray foam.







This is what Im going to use. I decided I am blacking out the back of the tank with tint material again (limo dark tint, just ordered) and then Im going to make a more sectioned BG.

Yours looks awesome though, DEF something Id actually pay for!

If your decide to make a thread let me know, I'd be interested in following . Actually I was thinking about making a little summer business out of it. Maybe find some people that want one and give them different design options , I'm not sure yet there's to many variables I haven't thought out yet :p


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Old 05-05-2015, 08:45 AM   #42
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If your decide to make a thread let me know, I'd be interested in following . Actually I was thinking about making a little summer business out of it. Maybe find some people that want one and give them different design options , I'm not sure yet there's to many variables I haven't thought out yet :p


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will do. I have a thread started here

http://www.aquariumadvice.com/forums...ey-334098.html

but my time has been so spent lately I havent gotten very far.
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Old 05-05-2015, 09:56 PM   #43
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Can't wait to see a video!! Keep up the good work
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Old 05-08-2015, 10:41 PM   #44
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Old 05-09-2015, 08:23 PM   #45
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No in the leaching process. Was at 8.8 ph beginning of the week but now at 8.2


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Old 05-13-2015, 10:51 PM   #46
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you got the instruction from king of diy didn't you? I want to try it too!
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Old 05-14-2015, 12:00 PM   #47
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He helped but not completely. Trust me it took about a dozen articles and 3 videos haha


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Old 05-16-2015, 09:29 AM   #48
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So my killie survived the 24 hour test ph is down to 7.2 and I am fully leached. Will start putting sand in today and get the water fall to work. Tank should be fully set up next week other then stock. So far all I have going into the tank is one golden killie and MAYBE a blue crayfish. Any stocking ideas are welcome


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Old 05-16-2015, 09:30 AM   #49
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It will be a planted aquarium. Got the fluval 24b lighting and and the fluval 206 canister.


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Im making one now, this has been a good read

Is it still up and running?
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Old 12-12-2016, 11:12 PM   #51
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Painting is done, i also found this cool rock decoration thing that sticks on the glass so i sanded and painted it also.

So another lack of foresight issue was that foam has a tendency to float and the Drylok isnt as heavy as concrete and i dont plan on siliconing it to the glass.

So im going to put some kind of bottom on it and the weight of that and the sand in the reservoir will keep it down.
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I made a small test piece that i have submerged now to see how it does for the next week while the actual waterfall cures.
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Attatched by silicone to a plastic base for more footing, then siliconed that to the aquarium bottom. 3 days with no issues.
Ill try to get a video of it running asap
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Curious how the OP's went long term???
And Bully Boy that is pretty nice work.
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And that's the paint job. Getting it aquarium safe tomorrow, then on Tuesday will be setting it in the tank with silicon. Then waiting 48 hours for both the epoxy and silicon to fully cure. Starting cycling by putting my filter on a tank I am currently running so should spead up the process😄


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Sign me up for a video of the finished project.. Its looking so good.. Hope it was a success
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