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Old 08-29-2014, 10:10 AM   #1
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Painting back of tank..

I'm gonna paint the back of my 55 gal this weekend using plasti dip spray paint. My tank is already inhabited so I'm gonna have to do it during my water change so I can move the tank more accessibly...it's gonna be a little work but I'll post update pictures when I'm done!
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Plasti dip is awesome, I never even thought to do it on the back of a tank


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I got the idea from watching YouTube videos, and thought it was pretty cool and fairly smart seeing as how it's easily removable!
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Yeah if you don't like, it peels right off


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I'm mostly worried about moving the tank and not hurting my fish or having them be over stressed, but I think everything will go fine.
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Good luck. I'm glad I painted mine. You won't regret it


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Can I ask what color do most people use? Just looking for opinions.


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make sure you cover the top of your tank with saran wrap. If it is like other airborne spray particles can get into the water and kill the fish. better safe than sorry.

Please post pics when you are done cant wait to see how it turns out.
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make sure you cover the top of your tank with saran wrap. If it is like other airborne spray particles can get into the water and kill the fish. better safe than sorry.

Please post pics when you are done cant wait to see how it turns out.

Thanks for the tip I'll definitely do that! Better safe than sorry, indeed, hah.
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Can I ask what color do most people use? Just looking for opinions.


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I used dark forest green and applied just a coupe streaks then I covered the rest of the back with flat black.


the green streaks gives the appearance of depth
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