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hey everyone,

well most of you who know me know i got a 6x2x2 tank and stand now, and after endless days of painting the stand and washing gravel its slowly coming together

heres how it went

i got my stand as a standard timber one that was like this

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and began the first coat (undercoat)

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and finished the undercoat

undercoatdone-1.jpg

then did the first coat of normal white paint

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then finished off the second coat on the front to make it look a bit better

Endresultcornerw.jpg

after this i the stand to its desired location

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then got the tank home and began trimming the silicone

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and got the tank on the stand and started filling it with the washed gravel

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then took a shot at about half way

halfway1.jpg

and then some shots of the end result (full of gravel)

gravelin1.jpg

gravelin2.jpg

gravelin3.jpg

ill continue to update this thread as i go

Nick

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hey thanx everyone for your replies, im extreemly happy with it, only problem is the inlet and outlet pipes from the fx5 dont fit in, so i picked myself up a glass cutter from work, ill post up some more pics tomorrow night hopefull.

yeah bodds, ill eventually make a hood for it, but its not realy a necesity (spelling) at the moment

Nick

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