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  1. DIY
    So i recently aquired a new 40 gallon tank and was planning on making this my summer project. that being said, i want to make a completely unique, heavily planted, custom decor-ed Apisto Community tank. i want to build next to everything (breeding caves, rock fixtures, the works). with this...
  2. DIY
    Does anyone know of any aquarium-safe oven bake clays? I love sculpting and I thought it would be awesome to make some aquarium ornaments for some tanks! In additon, does anyone knoe of any aquarium-safe paint to paint said ornaments? (if I cant find any colored clays)
  3. DIY
    Not sure if this is the right category or not, but... I just wanted to post to say that I used this spray paint on some PVC tubing and I haven't seen any negative effects yet! I searched for a long time trying to find out of it was safe or not, and didn't come up with much. I tried it out...
  4. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Im thinking of using epoxy to attach anubias, an java fern to rocks. Has anyone tried this? Has anyone drilled holes in rock to tuck plants into?
  5. Aquascaping
    Has anyone tried using old bones in an aquascape? I have access to some old cow bones; femurs, jawbones, spine, and some cool looking bits of pelvis. These bones are years old and very weathered. Would they leach to many minerals or would they work in a planted fish tank? Anyone? Old bones?
  6. General Planted Tank Discussion
    I found this and was wondering if it's safe for aquarium use. http://www.michaels.com/art/online/displayProductPage?productNum=fl0163&channelid= Thanks for your time.
  7. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Hey ya'all! Try looking this one up. I did a search on this site and Aquatic Plant Central, ( the other guy ), and even googled "uses of birch tree limbs in an aquarium". NOTHING! I can't believe it! It's just a simple little question. Can it be used? Or does it have to age for 10 years along...
  8. General Planted Tank Discussion
    I'm considering coating some driftwood with polyurethane varnish. Questions: 1. Is it safe for fish and plants? 2. If it waterproofs the wood, will I need to hold it down with an anchor (rocks)? 3. Which varnish should I buy? Thanks
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