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    I ditched the idea of making a castle out of miniature bricks and wood and mortar, because it just made a ton more sense to build it out of EPS foam, using a wood-burning tool to melt brick / stone patterns into it and then coat it with something. My questions are: 1) Is there good...
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    Looking to make a Exo Terra background for two Gargoyle Gecko's. I would like to cut a Halloween styrofoam gravestone and silicon it to the background of the tank. But I am afraid of paint coming by off from moisture and being toxic to the geckos. Would it harm the animals? If I cannot use a...
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    Hi, This is my first post and guess what... I have a total newb question :D Setting my first paludarium ever and was wondering if Krylon H20 Latex is suitable for painting sculped styrofoam and if it isn't dangerous for plants/amphibians... TIA, Pedro.
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    I have been changing my mind every 10 minutes as to how I want to go about building the waterfall for my tank. Design: I want to have several small pools that the water falls between as it makes its way down. I want the waterfall to be a greyish color since the rest of my background will be a...
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    so the other one you might see was more for question this will acually be the journal. Now let me start on the design of it and will follow by a picture to see it more clearly.on my left side i want a waterfall that flows into a river rock bed and then a very small pond.I know the land area is...
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    I'm starting out on a new paludarium project and am planning to incorporate a lot of artificial roots and branches. I'm attempting to carve the basic structure out of sytrofoam (the blue stuff) and am finding that my little paring knife really isn't cutting it (excuse the pun). What do you guys...
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