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Old 10-10-2012, 12:31 AM   #1
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Flat or gloss?

I'm going to spray paint the back of my 10 gallon black. Was wondering if flat or gloss would be a better option. Does one look better than the other?
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Old 10-10-2012, 01:27 AM   #2
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I spray painted my 10 gallon with krylon flat black. Won't make a difference really since it's on the glass and you can't see a "shimmer" from the gloss. The paint dried in 10 minutes and looks awesome and has a clean finish.
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Old 10-10-2012, 02:15 PM   #3
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I spray painted my 10 gallon with krylon flat black. Won't make a difference really since it's on the glass and you can't see a "shimmer" from the gloss. The paint dried in 10 minutes and looks awesome and has a clean finish.
Thanks. That's what I was wondering if yu would even tell a difference through the glass
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I would do flat or semi not gloss
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Old 11-05-2012, 09:02 PM   #5
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It doesn't matter one bit. But gloss, satin, and semi-gloss are easier to clean than flat. Salt creep or spills ob the back of the tank...shouldn't really happen anyways. I used semi-gloss.
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