Epoxy for fish tanks and terraria

expoxy-aquariaMr.Boat epoxy is well known among lovers of tanks, terraria and palludaria. It is prominently suitable to make boxes and back walls watertight and maintenance free.

There is a lot of information available on the internet, especially on different forums. Check for example Aquafora; a sympathetic Dutch forum about aquaria in the broadest sence.

Do you want more information about building a back wall and how to treat it with epoxy, check here on Cichlidenkwekers. In a clear article all steps are being clarified to get a good result.

Are you looking for a ready back wall, check RockZolid. RockZolid is the European importer of excellent back walls at a competitive price. Since 2013 RockZolid supplies Mr.Boat epoxy with all their products.

With 1.5 kg. epoxy you can treat about 6 m2 (back wall). We recommend to coat a minimal of two times. Mr.Boat epoxy has an easy mix of 1:2 and cures transparantly.

You can mix the epoxy with colour pigments in order to get the right colour. Another possibility is to add for example some tile adhesive or cocopeat to obtain the right color. Next to epoxy we also have superior TEC7 kit in our assortment that is a must for every aquarist! A fantastic, non-toxic product which even can be applied under water and then cures. For example in case of glass breakage.


Examples of back walls made with Mr.Boat epoxy

Aquafora member Stefan has made some examples of back walls for Vivarium 2012, which are treated with Mr.Boat epoxy. It gives an impression of different colours and appearances. Keep in mind that a shiny back wall does not shine underwater, however it does shine in a terrarium or paludarium.

1 = tile glue
2 = epoxy over tile glue
3 = epoxy with grey color pigment
4 = epoxy with black color pigment
5 = tile glue (sprinkled)
6 = sugar (sprinkled)
7= leislag (sprinkled)
8 = sand (sprinkled)
9 = cinamon (sprinkled)
10 = cocopeat (sprinkled)
11 = hollow wall (for fillers for example)
Glass fabrics with epoxy over styrofoam, after which the styrofoam is removed with acetone.

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