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Old 03-07-2007, 03:14 AM   #1
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DIY canopy reflector questions.

I'm building a DIY canopy for my tank and I was wondering which of these paints would work best as a reflector?

Flat white, Semi-gloss white, or Gloss white?

I'm painting it tomorrow and need to know which would work best. My guess is the Super High Gloss White but I'm not sure. I have all three paints in hand.
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Old 03-07-2007, 08:28 AM   #2
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I would say the gloss white would be better. But not by much.
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Why not just do a test patch of each and then visually compare the reflectiveness of each?

I'd go with the gloss personally. I did flat white on my canopy and it reflects quite a bit.
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Why not just do a test patch of each and then visually compare the reflectiveness of each?

I'd go with the gloss personally. I did flat white on my canopy and it reflects quite a bit.
Good idea but I think I'll just go for the gloss white.

Thanks to everyone that voted.
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