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Old 02-26-2013, 03:57 PM   #11
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I used a roller and a sample size of Cobolt Blue from Home Depot. But my tank was already up and running so I didn't want to spray
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I just used some acrylic paint I found at a hobby store, it was only a dollar or so per bottle and I think I went through 3 or 4 for my 75 gallon. I think it would work well for a tank that is already set up as there is little to no fumes and it's pretty thick stuff. I think I read that foam rollers work the best for it.
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I used a spray can of rhino coat it don't scratch or chip just takes forever to dry but worth it
and looks better than just spray paint cause it lays down more even IMO
It also gives a nice texture look
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I just painted the back of my tank last night. I masked off the trim and edges clean the glass with a razor blade and a mix of vinegar and water so you don't add ammonia. Then i used a sponge roller and 3-4 2oz bottles of acrylic craft paint and change directions with each coat. First coat vertical 2nd horizontal and so on. I would say an hour between coats. You will be pleased with the final result. I got everything from my local wal-mart for around $11. If you dont like the color or you want to change it later it comes off with a razor blade. Good luck
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