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Old 01-30-2015, 06:21 PM   #11
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I do like the idea of turning the air pump off during the painting process. Maybe the fumes will get pumped into the water FJ. Maybe not, but i'll error on the side of caution there.
Looks like a good weekend to paint for me, so I'll post a pic when its done.
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Old 01-30-2015, 09:33 PM   #12
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I do like the idea of turning the air pump off during the painting process. Maybe the fumes will get pumped into the water FJ. Maybe not, but i'll error on the side of caution there.
Looks like a good weekend to paint for me, so I'll post a pic when its done.
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What ever funds are by the air pump will be pumped into the tank.

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Old 01-30-2015, 09:58 PM   #13
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Good point. I may wait until the weather gets nicer so I can open the windows for proper ventilation.


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Good point. I may wait until the weather gets nicer so I can open the windows for proper ventilation.


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Stupid auto correct *fumes*
I would not use spray paint indoors. I used a roller with acrylic latex and it wasn't too bad.
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Old 02-02-2015, 10:39 AM   #15
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oh and forget about 6 hours in between coats, just grab a hair dryer and hit it with it. It won't work well for tanks with fish in them, but I always either take the fish out or do it before I set my tanks up
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Old 02-06-2015, 02:50 AM   #16
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After getting the paint and supplies, I've decided not to paint the tank.
However, I do have a 29gal that will get painted soon. I also set up 2 tanks at my Ma's house that will also get painted



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I used an acrylic craft paint from Hobby Lobby made for painting glass with 4-inch roller. I made 2 really heavy coats on my 90-legacy tank and used 3 bottles. The glass will hold the paint but if you need to remove it you can use a razor blade. I did that to clear a part of the glass where my overflow is. Came off easy.
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I wish I had Bob Ross painting skills. Has anyone seen or done a landscape background painting. Something other than a solid color?

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