| | Re: 38 Gal BB Toad Paludarium (Pic heavy)
I'm really digging the look it gives the tank, it's exactly what I was going for. The goal is a muddy riverbank with 'dead roots' sticking out the side. The one thing to be wary of is ensuring the great stuff, or whatever you use as a base, has a rough enough surface for the grout to properly adhere to. I've noticed it flaking off in a couple places so I sanded the area, regrouted and now it's doing much better. I also intend to cover the entire tank with the sealer I bought to ensure the grout won't affect the water chemistry, as well as more permanently seal in the grout. At first I was wary of the glossy look it would give the sides but I'm hoping it will make it look wet, meeting the goal of the muddy riverbank, as the grout as-is looks more like a dried up riverbank.