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Old 03-24-2014, 11:55 PM   #1
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Spray paint background ?

I want to spray paint the back of my aquarium black. What kind of paint do you guys use to spray paint the back of your aquarium?
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Old 03-25-2014, 12:05 PM   #2
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Flat black plasti-dip. One can will cover an entire 48" x 21" pane of glass in multiple coats. And if you don't like it, you can peel it off a little better than other paints.
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Old 03-25-2014, 02:04 PM   #3
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Thanks for the advice!
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Old 03-29-2014, 08:02 AM   #4
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I just used el-cheapo lowes flat black latex paint and a 2 dollar roller to do my tank. Very clean looking. No odor. And you don't have to worry about overspray at all.
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how does the el cheapo paint stand up if you use a mag algee scrub brush on it.
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I'm not sure. Don't have water in the tank yet. But I won't be using a magnetic scrubber on the back of my tank.
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Old 04-02-2014, 02:36 PM   #7
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Gotta agree with plasti dip. Lots of colors and a lot easier to change.
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Old 04-16-2014, 02:23 PM   #8
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how does the el cheapo paint stand up if you use a mag algee scrub brush on it.

The algae really shouldn't show up on a black background that much! If it gets bad just use a toothbrush. I've never cleaned the back glass. lol
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Old 04-16-2014, 02:56 PM   #9
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So I finally painted it yesterday! It came out pretty well. I got rust-oleum Flexi dip witch is like plasti dip.Here's some pics.Click image for larger version

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