Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Fish tank scenery? Yes, limitless possibilities!

John went to the flea market the other day and picked up two pieces of scenery for $1 each. They are pieces destined for a fish tank but work really nicely as pieces on the table top. Mostly for Warhammer Fantasy, but a lot of this stuff will work excellenty with 40K.
Here's the 1st one
Yes, a nice ruin, that will look great in any battle.
Here's a boy to show the size

Here's another one, made for Wood Elves, Lizardmen or Imperial Guard.

With the boy..this is a big piece.

Nice details, and this is how John found it...

For fun I googled fish tank supplies. This was the first link that showed up:

Scroll down and see how many things you can buy that will work nicely. This stuff is a little expensive when new, but maybe in your pet store there is a sale bin. Also, on the link above, if you go to page 2 or 3, it will get a lot cheaper. Anyway, there are lots of these sites and then there is Ebay..

Mike

4 comments:

  1. Our club has like 3 tables of "fish tank" terrain and it looks great with a few other bitz and stuff. A great quick way to get some durable terrain.

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  2. This is a genius idea. Definitely gonna be trolling for bargain bins in the local pet shop.

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  3. I had thought of this also but agree that new the stuff is to expensive. The fake plants will often also work.

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  4. I've got to agree with the rest, what an awesome idea!

    I never have enough time to paint my armies, much less my scenery. Thanks again mate.

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