Jumping Back Into the Forum with a DIY!!!

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Today I got around to cementing and putting on the first layer of Drylok!

First Lay of Cement
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Second Layer of Cement was added once the first layer had dried for a few hours. The layers are rather thin (by design), and appeared dry within about 30 minutes to an hour and after 3 felt hard rather than chalky so I felt confident adding on the second layer. After letting that dry a further few hours I added Drylok with some charcoal cement pigment.
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I'm going for a smooth bedrock/large Boulder look and I'm loving how it's coming out!! Gotta wait for this to dry a bit before I can coat again. After ample cure time then it will be time for install!!
 

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Different...wonder what a blue tone would be like....
 

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More of a dark blue such as cobalt...like a lagoon
 

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After much consideration, I did away with the original flow manifold. I re-did the pumps to pull through PVC Piping
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and hid them behind a new background.
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Love a DIY project! I think the new rock cover looks and great and this is all very interesting!
 

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Love a DIY project! I think the new rock cover looks and great and this is all very interesting!
Thanks!! I'm really excited for this to take off. I'm hoping that by increasing my school of WCMM I'll have a lot of fun activity, and the eventual addition of hillstream loaches will provide some great entertainment.
 
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