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darkreef
11-23-2013, 06:48 AM
I don't see a thread on this , what's safe to use what's not . Was thinking of using PVC piping for the base then covering with broken up live rock and super glue or some kind of cement . Then I could drill holes in the piping and hook up a pump and have flow where ever I please , like near my sps ? Good winter project :)

darkreef
11-23-2013, 06:00 PM
Bump :)

intarsiabox
11-23-2013, 06:02 PM
PVC piping is fine. You can also use acrylic rods drilled into the rock work for support. Black cable ties to hold rocks together or to hold the rocks onto the pipe work is another option. Epoxy glue can also support the rocks.

darkreef
11-23-2013, 08:33 PM
Yah I was thinking a combination of epoxy , super glue and silicon and ties.
With crushed rock , and few bits of live rock and sand .

intarsiabox
11-23-2013, 11:32 PM
Just make sure the silicone is aquarium safe, most have mold and mildew inhibitors.

eli@fijireefrock.com
11-24-2013, 12:13 AM
Get hold and find me eli from....I will give you something as sample,enough for what your doing and maybe few pcs of rocks to play with as long as you keep a record of what your doing posted here on canreef. ..:biggrin:

spit.fire
11-24-2013, 12:26 AM
http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a171/tyty_220/AD91AADF-6B1D-41BF-8191-44C638CA69F5-210-0000000DEBDC28FF_zps9a07f636.jpg

Nothing but Zap straps vertex epoxy and kz speed glue

darkreef
11-24-2013, 02:08 AM
See what I got in mind is full PVC piping support that I can hook up a pump to. Then drill holes at the top around my sps , it be kinds like steam vents in the ocean but not Steam. It's going to be a full piece for my new 75 gallon tank I got from concepts . Tank is 44" x 24" x 20 :)

Using rock rumble to cover as much as I can ,then glue shells and sand and crush coral to cover more of the PVC . I plan on using black sand with whiter rock then I got now. I got 45 pounds of live rock for my sump so I might mix a few nice pieces in to . It's going to be interesting .

darkreef
11-24-2013, 04:24 AM
Get hold and find me eli from....I will give you something as sample,enough for what your doing and maybe few pcs of rocks to play with as long as you keep a record of what your doing posted here on canreef. ..:biggrin:

Sounds good il get a hold of you and we can make a DIY project thread

Dave4234
12-18-2013, 02:53 AM
See what I got in mind is full PVC piping support that I can hook up a pump to. Then drill holes at the top around my sps , it be kinds like steam vents in the ocean but not Steam. It's going to be a full piece for my new 75 gallon tank I got from concepts . Tank is 44" x 24" x 20 :)

Using rock rumble to cover as much as I can ,then glue shells and sand and crush coral to cover more of the PVC . I plan on using black sand with whiter rock then I got now. I got 45 pounds of live rock for my sump so I might mix a few nice pieces in to . It's going to be interesting .

That sounds like a great idea. Have you started yet?

darkreef
12-18-2013, 03:50 AM
Not yet after Christmas I will be setting up my tank .
There seems to be a tree in my way . Won't be going up next year :p

Madreefer
12-18-2013, 07:21 AM
Nothing but Zap straps vertex epoxy and kz speed glue

Hey Tyler do you have any tips on that KZ SpeedGlue? Should the frags be completely dry when I try to attach? The concrete seems good until I insert the frag, than when it hits water it kinda just goes to nothing.

spit.fire
12-18-2013, 07:23 AM
Hey Tyler do you have any tips on that KZ SpeedGlue? Should the frags be completely dry when I try to attach? The concrete seems good until I insert the frag, than when it hits water it kinda just goes to nothing.

Mix it very dry and ya dab the frag on a towel before putting it in

Madreefer
12-18-2013, 07:24 AM
K thanks man