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Old 01-22-2014, 10:58 AM   #31
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I just painted mine with-
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Old 01-22-2014, 10:51 PM   #32
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I just painted mine with-

How easy was it and how does it look?
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It was super easy, and it looks like this-
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Old 02-01-2014, 09:27 AM   #34
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It was super easy, and it looks like this-
I wish to lose my crappy tape on background also and paint it black. I have a 92G corner tank that is full. Is there a paint i can use with a roller to apply this way I do not have to disturb my marine life by emptying the tank? My tank sits about 4-5 inches off of the wall so a roller with a small extension handle will fit.
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In your case I would probably just get some dark window tint and put that on the back of the tank. No risk of chemicals/vapors getting in the tank and it will appear black since you don't have any light behind the tank. Limousine tint will work.
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Old 02-01-2014, 11:24 AM   #36
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In your case I would probably just get some dark window tint and put that on the back of the tank. No risk of chemicals/vapors getting in the tank and it will appear black since you don't have any light behind the tank. Limousine tint will work.

So I will have to drain the tank and pull it out from the wall? I'm guessing latex paint from lowes will not work?
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It may work, but I don't know what kind of impact any vapor might have. This MSDS tells of inhalation hazard-
http://www.wilsonart.com/productlib/...s/00017467.pdf
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It may work, but I don't know what kind of impact any vapor might have. This MSDS tells of inhalation hazard-
http://www.wilsonart.com/productlib/...s/00017467.pdf

The vapor can actually get inside the water?
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Sure. Just like oxygen gets inside the water, so can something else.
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Sure. Just like oxygen gets inside the water, so can something else.

Good point. So if I completely cover the water surface for 48 hours during and after should it be ok. I will be using a no odor paint. And will latex stick to glass? And generally what finish of paint do most use. I.e. Flat,eggshell, semigloss, or high gloss?
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