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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 02-04-2020, 08:22 AM Thread Starter
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I need ideas, picture attached

I can't figure out how to. Close up that space.. I definitely know I can't fill it all with sand and want to make it more natural. Obviously don't want all the plastic showing..
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 02-04-2020, 04:05 PM
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Don't use the light diffuser/egg crate if it's going to show. Instead, use lava rock from the hardware store. A large bag of it is very affordable.


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Use epoxy and glue couple layers of fiberglass window screen to outside of frame. Then you can come along with silicone and glue other pieces of rock and gravel in place on outside to cover it.
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 02-05-2020, 03:25 AM Thread Starter
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Awesome! I do have the screen! Good idea on gluing that and then little rocks! (My tank is doing to be planted so I'm sure Eventually Moss or fern will eventually cover up some of it.)

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Don't use the light diffuser/egg crate if it's going to show. Instead, use lava rock from the hardware store. A large bag of it is very affordable.
I bought a large bag, it had a hole in the bag so got it for 3$ pretty good deal.

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