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Old 09-25-2012, 06:05 PM   #1
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Is this silicon safe for aquarium use?
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Old 09-25-2012, 09:01 PM   #2
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Not sure, but they sell aquarium silicon at the pet stores. Or you could take that bottle and compare the composite make up?
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Old 09-26-2012, 04:28 AM   #3
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No it os not use DAP adheseve sealant in the smaller tube it says aquarium safe on it home depot carries it im currently using it for my 3d background im just waiting for it to dry
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Old 09-26-2012, 05:50 AM   #4
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A cheap and safe silicone to use is GE1, it's 100% silicone and will not cause harm to the tank. I have used it a few times for reseals etc. with no problems
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Old 09-26-2012, 06:19 AM   #5
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But it also says not for use in aquariums
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Old 09-26-2012, 11:01 AM   #6
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GE 1 is just silicone, there is nothing on it that says not to use it in aquariums. What you cannot use is GE II, this contains anti-mildew agents that could eventually leach toxins into the tank.
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Old 09-26-2012, 12:03 PM   #7
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But it also says not for use in aquariums
That's just for laws and safety of the company but it is. I'm sure quickrete says that aswell on there buckets. Nice job explaining it butterfly _koi
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Old 09-26-2012, 12:18 PM   #8
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Your tube says shower ready on it so I would assume it has some sort of mildew inhibitor so I would say don't use it on your aquarium
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+ 1 I wouldn't use it as suggested above. You need ge silicone 1 for Windows and doors
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Old 09-26-2012, 02:51 PM   #10
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Thanks for clearing that up for me i had a heck of a time finding one that said it os aquarium safe. Haha ...
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