DIY Pleco cave

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    I made some pleco caves today, the terracotta is a *#&*^ to grind, nearly overheated the dremel xD

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    I wanted to get a top view picture but the Goldies boycotted the effort :lol:

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    Very nice idea. Next time you want to cut terracotta pots, soak them in water first and it will be much easier to cut, and your blade will last longer.

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    That's pretty cool! What dremel bit did you use?
     
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    Great tip!

    I used a Dremel 3000 with some stone bits for grinding and sanded off all the sharp edges with a drum sander bit.

    PS: Safety goggles is a must with a dust mask as optional.
     
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    Dusk mask for sure. I 3D printed a cave complex for my Centromochlus catfish to see if they'll breed :)
     
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    Sounds cool. Give us some pics?
     

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