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  1. #11

    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Location
    Longmont, Co
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    Good luck with the community tank!  You WILL post pics when it's up and running!  Welcome to AC BTW - Mith for ur tank ! welcome to AC ! - Neon im not a good hug'er - rookie Grats on the fry! - Northernguy To go with your beer!  Thanks for the help! - dragoonwoman 
    Thanks for playing Mafia! - Agassizii Happy Holidays - Northernguy Hey!  I hope you and your family have a wonderful Christmas!!!! - Mith Welcome to AC. - Brookfish For your pancake bunny - Cliff 
    aww thanks LOL  (Mith welling up with tears) LOL - Mith For all your help and patience!!!!! - fish00053 That was the greatist thing ever - Pele A new cory for your 10 gallon - Cliff For the  help - Rue 
    Dude that's the funniest signature I've seen on this site. Have a beer. - harpua2002 A piece of cake to thank everybody that posted in my anniversary thread for their kind words. - gadget228 For getting too close to pleco's breeding rabbits. - gadget228 Awesome sig, make me chuckle :) - FinalJenemba Merry Xmas! Hope U have a good one! Thanks for all the DIY help! :) - Mrs.JayMay23 

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    0 Not allowed!
    Concrete backgrounds aren't hard. Just cure it properly and rinse. No sealant needed, but you can use one if you want. And I will suggest if you are using a styrofoam base, make it in smaller pieces or find a way to brace them. Nothing worse than having it break when you are moving it, trust me.

    Also you will need to glue it down depending on your styrofoam to concrete ratio. Without it you can have concrete suddenly come loose, flip over, and float around the tank to scratch everything up.
    Last edited by Scrup; 09-20-2011 at 02:14 PM.
    Who is "General Failure" and why is he reading my hard drive?

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    0 Not allowed!
    I will be doing a rendered foam background very shortly, and will be sealing it with clear pond sealer ( i dont want to worry about PH probs *L*)
    Lots of tanks
    Camera - Sony A33 - Sony A58
    18-55mm F3.5-5.6 SAM lens
    55-200mm F4-5.6 SAM lens

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    0 Not allowed!
    The other one i did was a retainer wall, foam and it was coated in silicon and black quartz sand. Siliconed to base of tank
    Lots of tanks
    Camera - Sony A33 - Sony A58
    18-55mm F3.5-5.6 SAM lens
    55-200mm F4-5.6 SAM lens

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