Photo Tank 2 - PVC Board
OK, so I got the PVC Board home and began to work with it. It was very easy to cut (almost too soft, I had to be careful to keep the cuts square). It was perfect for drilling and countersinking the screw holes.
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I assembled with regular PVC cement (which is supposed to be water tight for plumbing and must be relatively non-toxic... I mean we drink out of it) and sheet rock screws. Everything went together rather easily. I did notice that the sheet rock screws would aggressively bury themselves, so I have to be careful to not drive them too hard.
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I added some extra PVC cement (solvent really) to the inside corners, figuring that it would help seal them.
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As before I applied the silicone to the front of the finishes box (being careful this time to favor the inside edge), put the glass on and weighed it down while the silicone cured. Here is the finished product.
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And here are some quick photos I took with it this afternoon.
rainbow shiner (edited out the background)
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Jordonella au naturale
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Bluespot Sunfish (based on my note taking, I think I have had this fish for five years from the SC Convention)
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