DIY slate aquascaping

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Has anyone used slate/shale pavers say from Home Depot? I’ve seen some vids on youtube of it being done, just breaking them up with a hammer and gluing them together. Just wanted to see if I can get some first hand experience and or pics.
 

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Several places down south west coast we visit that have plenty of flat decent sized slate stones I am going to make some natural cave like structures after thoroughly washing first of course....cornwall has loads of natural slate
 
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Drying my slate....used the hammer last night to smash up the tiles, soaked overnight, sanded down all the edges, rinsed, now drying. Next comes the building of structures
 

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Well, finished product. First pic is ‘before’, next 3 are the final. Also added a Amazon sword and two winter moss rocks (hoping they grow out on the driftwood, before the turtle eats them all up)
 

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