Next step; using aluminum foil, I wax with floor wax and buff out, crumple a little and lay flat. Mix acrylic pore in several thin pores. After it has cured, heat with hair dryer till almost to hot to hold, then bend to fit habitat. Place icicles and mix more acrylic and pore several times to get to shape you want. Wad Seran wrap and place at base to resemble splash, pore more acrylic.Remove tape and pore over edge to get clear coat on walnut base.
Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with your might.