Cave building.

Discussion in 'African Cichlids' started by Mer-max, Jan 7, 2013.

  1. Mer-maxWell Known MemberMember

    Hello.

    So I've heard of people using styrofoam to make cave and such, and using a type of concrete to coat them and make them look real.

    I was just wondering what brands were safe and if anyone here had done this.

    I plan on cutting some weight , getting rid of some pretty big rocks and making tunnels and more caves out of the styrofoam - literally some tunnels lol.

    Insight much appreciated!!
     
  2. Lilibeth_SeasongWell Known MemberMember

    I have never done this. I just did a bit of research and came across this:   You will have to glue the cave down because styrofoam floats. If you can't get it to work, then here's this other link with a few more cave ideas:   Personally I thought the coconut idea sounded cool, but then again I don't know what look you're going for. Hope things work out for you! :;hi1
     
  3. Mer-maxWell Known MemberMember

    Thanks. I was planning on making the cave heavier at the bottom so it is sinkable.


    I was mainly looking for a source of safe concrete mix
     
  4. Lilibeth_SeasongWell Known MemberMember

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