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Old 08-23-2013, 08:07 PM   #1
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GE Silicone 1 Window and Door

Is this the correct silicone for my tank? Definitely want to double check before I use it with my homemade PVC caves. Thanks.
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Old 08-23-2013, 08:11 PM   #2
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Sorry but you got the right stuff, just the wrong color. It says "white" at the top, you want "clear". Don't worry, I made that same mistake about 4 weeks ago.

Edit: didn't read the full post before I posted. Sorry, I'm not sure. I thought you were resealing. I'm not sure if you can use white in the tank, I'm guessing you can. But it'd be best to wait for someone with more info.
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Ahh. Okay at least it's not toxic hahaha. Thank you. Ill exchange it.
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Ahh. Okay at least it's not toxic hahaha. Thank you. Ill exchange it.
I edited my post. Sorry for any confusion.
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Old 08-23-2013, 10:08 PM   #5
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I'm trying to glue sand to my PVC piping. So thats why I got it, if there's a better way than this, someone please tell me, lol.
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I'm trying to glue sand to my PVC piping. So thats why I got it, if there's a better way than this, someone please tell me, lol.
I'm not sure, you are just going to coat the whole pipe in silicon then just roll it in sand? I don't see why that wouldn't work..
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Yep. That's the plan. I'm a stickler for confirmation. Replacing the silicone today so I can do it.
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Is this the correct silicone for my tank? Definitely want to double check before I use it with my homemade PVC caves. Thanks.
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I can't quite see all the details in your pic. GE sillicone 1 is what you're looking for. No mildew or mold resistant chemicals. That will kill your fish. It's the bathroom/mirror junk and the GE II you don't want.

Also, color has absolutely no affect on your tank. White, clear, or black will work just fine. Color pigments in silicone don't affect fish. Most glass tanks are made from clear or black etc...
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Old 08-24-2013, 11:00 PM   #9
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I can't quite see all the details in your pic. GE sillicone 1 is what you're looking for. No mildew or mold resistant chemicals. That will kill your fish. It's the bathroom/mirror junk and the GE II you don't want.

Also, color has absolutely no affect on your tank. White, clear, or black will work just fine. Color pigments in silicone don't affect fish. Most glass tanks are made from clear or black etc...
Mine is GE Silicone 1. Window/door/attic/basement. I got it off of Uarujoeys YouTube Channel. Doesn't say anything about mildew resistance on it.
I just wanted clear so I wouldn't see so much of it. But I suppose if I'm covering it in sand it won't make much difference.
Thank you for your input.
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If you notice in the warnings it says not for use in aquariums. I think this is just to cover their butts.. Everyone uses ge1
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