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    Default Cement for home made caves


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    IVe heard that quickright cement is ok, but then Ive heard that you can only use Portland Cement. What should I use to make my homemade rocks? Also how do I color the cement?

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    are natural rocks not available to you?

    they are free? vs trying to build a rock out of cement and risking things in the future when it degrades.

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    I meant home made caves. I have rocks, I just wanted to be creative and make Caves. And theres so many websites of people making there own back grounds and what not, I wanted to try it. Cement lasts over 100 years once fully cured?

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    Don't know about cement but I've seen people make caves out of clay for plecos look it up it should be cheep and simple.
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    You could try using PVC or ABS fitting and attaching rocks to the outside of them with silicone, something like the below

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    Fired clay is pretty much inert, cured cement is not.

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