DIY Rock Tutorial/Info Thread (Rocks, walls, floors, etc.)

Discussion in 'Do It Yourself (DIY)' started by Electrobes, Nov 21, 2009.

  1. prsnlty

    prsnlty Jackie R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Reef Squad Build Thread Contributor

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    In the next few days I'm about to start doing a couple of DIY Rock projects. The main reason is because my tank crashed and lost all my acropora very recently. That gives me an excuse for re- aquascaping. I've been wanting to do this for a while so it might as well be now. The main reason is because I put too much Rock in the tank to start with so once the corals grew out it left very little swim room for my tangs. Plus I want to try and experiment for an old-world bridge ;)
     
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  2. Dizzirn95

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    Yes it was in error sorry
     
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  3. Grimreaperz

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    Looking forward to what you come up with!. And about the other comment I completely agree. I'm always on the side of caution in this hobby!
     
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    If I get time a little later I'll put the first part of the DIY Rock Bridge here. That part is about creating a form.
     
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    Great thread!
     
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    Very interesting and informative. I might have to have a stab at this in the future.
    Thanks for this DIY
     
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  7. H2Ocorals

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    how cost effective is this. Seems like a lot of work and id rather just buy the rock lol!
     
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  8. MarsRover

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    It was a heck of a lot cheaper and easier to do this with some cement and rock than just to try and go it with rock alone!!

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    Yes, plus you get the look you actually want ;)
     
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    MarsRover thats a nice setup! I cant wait to try this soon!
     
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  11. Crimsondrago

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    Wow. I gotta try this . Making my own rocks to my liking would be awesome for this new tank I'm setting up
     
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