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Old 09-01-2003, 08:27 AM   #1
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Is there any underwater safe paint??

I built my overflow box out of glass, when I had my tank drilled.

I got some silicon smudges on it and such, and I would rather have it be a solid color, so you can't see through it. I don't have any water in that tank yet, so I was wondering if I could paint it? Is there such a thing as saltwater aquaium safe paint? If so, what is it and where can I get some?

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Old 09-01-2003, 10:41 AM   #2
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from a craft store, you can buy "paint" that actually burns glass, permantly discoloring it the color of the "paint"

you could find some, and try calling the maker and ask if it's safe for "foodservice use"

silicone smudges can be removed with a razor blade once they've cured.
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Old 09-02-2003, 02:31 AM   #3
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Hmmm thats interesting...thanks for the reply!
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you could also paint the outside of the glass on the back. It works just as well but there is no risk to the fish. Make sure you do this with an oil based paint. Water based (latex) will be trouble.
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