Portland cement

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  1. pixel

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    Hi guys

    The cement we get at Builders Warehouse, is that portland cement? I want to make some custom pieces of rock. I know about the curing process and PH issues etc. Just want to know where to get it.

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    yes, just ask them, you can get white cement there as well, and if you want a red tinge you can add a little red oxide :)

    i think @Adee uses that in frag plugs
     
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    If you ask them for white cement and they look at you skeef. Ask them for plaster of Paris.
     
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    Thx guys

    I have seen the white cement in small bags at Mica but its very expensive for some reason. I will swing past Builders for some. The idea is for a custom rock work for a 2m angel tank, no coral. Wanna start experimenting with mixes and see what works
     
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    Thx NJ
     
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    You must search for agrocrete.
     
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    Try this pdf i attached. i used ol skool + recipe for my diy rock
     

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    is this waht you use for frag plugs?
     
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