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Post by Scott on Sat Jan 02, 2010 1:33 pm

Here are some pictures of some rocks Emma made for her 125g tank. She started with 1" foam board, cut, glued and shaped as desired. She took a heatgun to them to reset all of the loose bits.Then she used Sakrete Patcher mix to cover the tops and cave areas of each rock. Once that was cured, she did a float test and removed some foam from the inside and filled them with sand and more patcher.

https://s695.photobucket.com/albums/vv320/scslawson/Fishy%20stuff/Rocks/

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Post by theswede on Sat Jan 02, 2010 2:10 pm

thumbs up Sweet! Looks natural.
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Post by Emma on Sat Jan 02, 2010 2:39 pm

Here is what they look like after about a month in the tank. Ohh and how is that when I want to take pictures of my fish they are no where to be found, yet when I want to take pictures of my rock they cann't stay out the way? Shocked

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Post by Aura on Sat Jan 02, 2010 3:34 pm

Wow Emma, those look great. Nice job on them.
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Post by Rockfish on Sat Jan 02, 2010 3:46 pm

Very nice, the fish must love them!
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Post by Rift_Lakes_Rule on Sat Jan 02, 2010 4:38 pm

Great job Emma!!! They look very natural.

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Post by preacherboy on Sat Jan 02, 2010 6:54 pm

Very, very impressive DIY project!
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Post by Emma on Sat Jan 02, 2010 10:08 pm

Awww gee shucks, thanks guys. Razz
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Post by Splash on Sun Jan 03, 2010 10:44 am

Wow that's a great job !
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Post by cichlidman on Thu Jan 07, 2010 6:07 pm

Cool Rocks.. Emma..

I would love to try this.

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