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Re: TTF-HQ Fish Tank

Post by Thoth » Wed Jul 18, 2018 9:38 am

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Tue Jul 17, 2018 7:15 pm
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Funny being a lab rat I wouldn't have thought of a heat gun but would have gotten similar effect by judicious spraying/dripping of acetone on it (possibly quicker, maybe a wash on safety trading plastic fumes for acetone).

Enjoy watching the process. Thanks for sharing
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Re: TTF-HQ Fish Tank

Post by DepartedLight » Fri Jul 20, 2018 8:18 am

I have learned much playing with this. However, I am abandoning the fakery and going back to all natural but, will keep the same design idea.

Lace stone, black substrate, and amethyst. Think I want a good sized log in there too.
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Re: TTF-HQ Fish Tank

Post by DepartedLight » Fri Jul 20, 2018 9:02 am

DepartedLight wrote:
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I have learned much playing with this. However, I am abandoning the fakery and going back to all natural but, will keep the same design idea.

Lace stone, black substrate, and amethyst. Think I want a good sized log in there too.
Taking advantage of forced downtime @ work. Oh look! Texas Lace Rock cheap as can be and shipped for free.

Anyone interested in a lightly used electrical corded foam melting stick?
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Re: TTF-HQ Fish Tank

Post by DepartedLight » Sun Jul 22, 2018 7:55 pm

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Meanwhile, back to planning the infrastructure.
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Re: TTF-HQ Fish Tank

Post by DepartedLight » Wed Jul 25, 2018 6:54 pm

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Texture tease.
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Re: TTF-HQ Fish Tank

Post by DepartedLight » Sat Jul 28, 2018 7:57 pm

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Meanwhile, back to the original design concepts.
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Re: TTF-HQ Fish Tank

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Re: TTF-HQ Fish Tank

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Re: TTF-HQ Fish Tank

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Re: TTF-HQ Fish Tank

Post by Bloodhound » Fri Aug 03, 2018 7:32 am

That is progressing nicely! Gonna be a first class tank
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Re: TTF-HQ Fish Tank

Post by DepartedLight » Fri Aug 03, 2018 8:32 pm

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OK this is the idea. Now it's a lot of figuring the lay in and building the other side out. And then start on the cool stuff. I'm not adding wood but I will add all the Anubis from the other tank. Africans don't eat / destroy Anubis.

Have been researching special compatibility for the fish coming over. Wow. We got some serious color options to consider.

And it'll take time. Prob will stop daily spamming until I get something that will be the perm fixture here.
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Re: TTF-HQ Fish Tank

Post by coco » Sat Aug 04, 2018 6:28 am

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Re: TTF-HQ Fish Tank

Post by DepartedLight » Mon Aug 06, 2018 6:31 pm

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Confirmed Fixtures.
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Re: TTF-HQ Fish Tank

Post by Bloodhound » Tue Aug 07, 2018 7:26 pm

Very nice
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Re: TTF-HQ Fish Tank

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Re: TTF-HQ Fish Tank

Post by Goose55 » Sun Aug 12, 2018 8:45 am

Looking forward to seeing your project complete and all the pretty little fishies
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Re: TTF-HQ Fish Tank

Post by DepartedLight » Sun Aug 12, 2018 7:02 pm

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F2 camouflage complete.
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Re: TTF-HQ Fish Tank

Post by DepartedLight » Sun Aug 19, 2018 6:29 pm

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I found a local place that had lace rock. I bough him out. All six pounds in the shop.

Two of three structures complete. The non-Amethyst geodes are free floating.

I have two stones inbound. Might be enough to complete the last fixture. Once all fixtures are complete; we add water.

I am very ready to add water.
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Re: TTF-HQ Fish Tank

Post by JimVH » Sun Aug 19, 2018 7:55 pm

That's beautiful, DL.

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Re: TTF-HQ Fish Tank

Post by JMG » Sun Aug 19, 2018 8:05 pm

Really pretty. Reminds me of some of the coral reefs I've seen in PNG.
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