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New 2.5ft DIY Background

My newest DIY background and base, will be getting the final coat of sealer tomorrow.

Will start making some 'rocks' to match it tomorrow and will start to do the fake plant pods. I might also have a go at making some fake tree roots if i get a chance.


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Re: New 2.5ft DIY Background

very nice!

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Re: New 2.5ft DIY Background

Wait.. How'd/what did you do?

Case where the picture doesn't answer all the questions! :D
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Re: New 2.5ft DIY Background

What ya wanting to know, happy to answer questions

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Re: New 2.5ft DIY Background

Final coat of epoxy done, now onto making some decor

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The tank will be moved back inside today, will be doing a few fill and drains. I had also resealed this tank so fingers crossed it all holds lol

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Re: New 2.5ft DIY Background

Looks absolutely awesome! Is it foam insulation sculpted and covered by epoxy? What kind of epoxy do you use that is fish safe?
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Looks absolutely awesome! Is it foam insulation sculpted and covered by epoxy? What kind of epoxy do you use that is fish safe?
There is no foam, it is made of pretty much all render, the corners have some plastic tubing for the intake and heater, the output will come out just above the main 3D area (this setup requires a canister filter)
The epoxy is mainly used for fibreglass and is safe once cured

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