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Old 05-04-2009, 12:57 AM
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Question HELP fake rock background ??

hi so im planning on making a 4 foot high crestie viv with the fake rock background.

where will i get sheets of polysteyrene from ??

what grout will i need?

how much grout will i need??

wheres best to get grout from ???
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Old 05-04-2009, 01:00 AM
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polysterene and grout from your local wickes or b and q - any grout - coloured or what not - I ise the powdered stuff sdo you can mix to the consistency you need - you will be sealing it so it doesnt matter - erm amount of grout you will need will depends on if your doing all 3 walls of the viv or how much polysterene your covering - I used about a bag and a half for my 4 footers and thats 3 walls and quite intricate - good luck - must see pics when finished
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not sure of all the answers but look in your loft you'll be suprised how much polystyrene you have in old boxes

also... i believe tile grout is the best to use x
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you can get a good deal of ebay from polystyerene man.
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Old 05-04-2009, 02:21 AM
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THANK YOU FOR ALL YOUR HELP PEOPLE
ive found the polystyrene


is this grout ok to use ?????

Ultracolor Plus Grout Cement Grey 1kg - Screwfix.com, Where the Trade Buys
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dont know if this anygood now(a couple months later) but heres a tutorial...
http://www.reptileforums.co.uk/forum...-tutorial.html

just relise it says 2009 not 2010...ooops
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HAHAH lol i thionk this viv hasd been totally and utterly built atm and is now housing a tokay gecko called bert xD

heres a picture

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that looks amazing
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Hey mate,

I hear some use concrete floor tile grout, as it's stronger, and has sand mixed in for extra texture

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Old 07-06-2010, 01:56 AM
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lol cheers

how did you even find this out ???

its from 09 lol :P


pendragon ... look a few posts above

but cheers anyways
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