Sealing a plywood tank

Discussion in 'I made this!' started by Sacohen, May 8, 2013.

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  1. Zgetman

    Zgetman Ritteri Anemone

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    oh, well I am still new to this hobby, so don't shoot me. lol
     
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  3. Jagerblunt

    Jagerblunt Astrea Snail

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    i would have never thought to make a tank out of plywood what a weird concept..
     
  4. Jlobes

    Jlobes Coral Banded Shrimp

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    I wasn't "shooting" ya. lol

    and its not really that strange of a concept, if you think about the practicalities of its uses. obviously, you dont want to look at a plywood box in your living room all day. a plywood tank is great for a look down tank, a grow out area, rock curing bin, etc. As mentioned above, they can be built with a glass/acrylic "viewing" panel on one or any sides for that matter.
     
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  6. Sacohen

    Sacohen Bristle Worm

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    Yes, but it won't actually be in contact with the water.
    Some kind of pound liner or epoxy sealant has to be used.
    There are a good # of tutorials on the web on how to do it, I was just wondering if this new sealant would work.

    It looks like it probably would not.
    Even the manufacture says it's very toxic and flammable until fully cured.
     
  7. Sacohen

    Sacohen Bristle Worm

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