My DIY PVC Cave Project

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MikenDanielle

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Supplies:

3 Inch PVC T Connector (?)
1 tube of GE Silicone 1 100% Silicone Rubber
1 bag of polished black rocks
1 Cup of substrate from my tank
Some sand paper


Roughed the surface of the PVC up to help the silicon adhere better

Section by section covered the PVC with silicon then added the rocks

Waited for section to become non tacky (About 30 mins)

Repeated on other sections

Once it is cured totally about 24-36 hours from now I will cover all the empty spaces not covered by rock with silicon and then sprinkle substrat on it to cover all those ugly holes up.

PVC cave 1.jpg PVC cave 2.jpg
 

Rbishop

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mee-mee

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Now thats an original...looks really cool....cant wait for more pix on the progress.....:dance2:
 

MikenDanielle

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Yeah that is my eventual plan, well a tower of PVC anyways, this was my first try at it and just wanted to start small to see how it turned out before spending more than $10, and im quite pleased with it so I am going to begin thinking of plans for a tower structure. About the concrete... is there any specific types one would need that would be safe in an aquarium or just any old concrete?
 

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Very nice. Post more pics once its in the tank!
 
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