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Old 03-18-2015, 03:36 AM   #1
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GE Silicone..

Hi all,

Resealed my tank with the GE Silicone 1 for windows and doors. Now I've read quite a bit about this product and have heard some conflicting statements. I bought this in Canada, and it says 100% silicone on the front and has no mention of any anti-mold agents or anything related. Despite the warning not to use in aquariums on the back of the tube, I figured that since many people have done it successfully, it wouldn't be a problem. It recently came to attention that they don't mention their use of 'anti-whatever' agents in their products anymore (?), so I'm a little skeptical. The tank is still curing right now. Safe or not..

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It's fine, just let it cure for a full 48 hrs.

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okay, thankyou!
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How long it needs to cure, depends on how thick the bead is. Doesn't hurt to let it go an extra day or two. That silicone should be fine; I have used it. Usually, I will get the house brand from Home Hardware or Rona. Both say aquarium safe on the tube. I used to always buy the Matercraft from CTC which also said "ideal for aquariums" on the tube, but I think they no longer have it.
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