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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-23-2006, 09:49 PM Thread Starter
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Question A safe interesting background for inside a tank

I have just bought a secondhand 60"x24"x24" tank that looks fantastic except for a blue painted back. It came with some fish that I didn't have room for in my other tanks - so I had to set it up straight away - but plan to change things to a full planted ASAP. Any suggestions for a DIY background inside the tank that would be fish/plant safe?

I am happy to be quite 'creative' and would love something 3D useing safe plastics/resins/concrete type mixes and colouring agents.

Anyone with any experience or suggestions?
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I hate the tank with the painted backs, could have used construction paper, and it would have been much easier and cheaper. I have no ideas, besides completely plant the tank.
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DIY backgrounds made out of styrofoam - and pretty too!


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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-24-2006, 01:02 AM
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if it's glass, it's easy to get the paint of. you can by a scraper at a hardware store, ore use a single edged razorblade (be careful).
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