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90 gallon planted aquarium

Garuf

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marine ply looks lovely if you put the work into sanding and prepping it. I've used the stuff many a time. If you're splashing the cash I can't blame you though ;).
 

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Garuf said:
marine ply looks lovely if you put the work into sanding and prepping it. I've used the stuff many a time. If you're splashing the cash I can't blame you though ;).

Not as nice as 18mm solid pine though....so the mrs says anyway :rolleyes:
 

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Shudder. Nah, It's all about the veneer, you can get a much nicer grain on ply as long as you pay that extra bit for matured wood. I personally find pine to warp a charm when used on aquariums. That said I never sealed mine, only oiled.
 

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Bit of an update.....added some more wood and i'm pretty pleased with plant growth.

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