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Old 01-11-2013, 05:44 PM   #1
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Type of paint

I am in the middle of my build and am working on the background that I made out of pvc and foam. What is the appropriate method for painting? Why kind of paint is recommended most? If I use the tinted "masonry dry lock" traditionally seen on youtube, how long do I wait or what is the rule of thumb for soaking it as to reduce the chances of messing up the pH in my show tank?
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Old 01-12-2013, 01:19 AM   #2
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What kind of background? What kind of foam and how are you using it?

As for paint, just use Krylon Fusion for the PVC. It bonds to the PVC at a molecular level and won't harm your tank. Just make sure it is dry. Walmart carries the paint btw.
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Thanks.... I am going to try the krylon.... I build a background using foam board as the base, then added PVC pipe and great stuff stray on foam to give it detail and dimension. I will get the krylon paint today. My project is coming a long nicely, will post picures of the stages sometime next week...
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