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DIY shadowbox background Do It Yourself

Discussion in 'Aquarium Equipment & Decor' started by FishVixen, Feb 3, 2011.

  1. FishVixen

    FishVixen Thread Starter Active Member

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    fabric was harden over balled up paper to create rock shapes (use white glue, water, Flour and semi gloss paint for hardener). Once dry spray painted rock areas with stone effect, Painted background in a gun metal grey and highlighted rocks. Attached fake plants with silicone. More painting to get rocks more realistic but need ti get the paint. Also more plants will be added.

    As of now
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    Finish size will look like this
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  2. Anthony

    Anthony Active Member

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    What do you use to make it tank safe ? (Waterproof)
     
  3. FishVixen

    FishVixen Thread Starter Active Member

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    this will be on the outside of the tank and sealed with Krylon spray sealer/coat.
     
  4. Anthony

    Anthony Active Member

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    Ohh okay. I was thinking this was going inside the tank.