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Old 23-06-12, 12:13
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expanding foam!!

im sure this has prob been brought up in the past but im finding mixed info and opinions,


has anyone used it???

can i just use the stuff from b&q?????

my reason for asking is to help me in building my bommy with my home made rock...

any info links or build threads will be helpfull...

in the meantime im going to carry on searching the web for info


thanks in advance
matt
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Old 23-06-12, 12:52
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expanding foam!!

There is a fish safe foam. Sold by h2o aquatics made by fauna marin.
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Old 23-06-12, 13:05
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yes the stuff from B&Q is fine. There are 2 tanks I can think of straight away that have used it, I'll look for links now.
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Old 23-06-12, 13:08
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expanding foam!!


Liverock attached to egg crate expanding foam all gaps and then a resin is used to seal and covered with fine sand/substrate for effect
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Old 23-06-12, 13:09
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http://www.ultimatereef.net/forums/s...d.php?t=211033

http://www.ultimatereef.net/forums/s...d.php?t=526825

There are loads more out there too mate!!!
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expanding foam!!


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Old 23-06-12, 14:22
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Have a look at my build thread
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Old 23-06-12, 14:39
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^^^^^ looks awsome ^^^^^^^^^

my reason for thinking this is i can make a bommy and then use my fake rock mix to go over the top so it holds it down and also just looks like rock work..... if it sticks to the foam that is....


think i will have to experiment in the week

cheers chaps
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Old 23-06-12, 14:43
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I used polyfill but not ever foam from a diy store is safe. I forget of the name of the chemical you have to look for sorry.
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Old 23-06-12, 14:48
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thats a big help just had a look through your thread and it looks awsome how many tins of foam did that take lol
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