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Old 03-12-2014, 12:45 AM   #1
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What paint for background?

I'm tired of seeing the back wall of my fish tanks and I don't like the poster backgrounds. I would love to paint the entire back blue or black. What kind of paint would be safe? One is uninhibited, the other 2 tanks have fish. I would paint the outside of course.
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Old 03-12-2014, 07:39 AM   #2
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That's a great idea I want to know also lol
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Old 03-12-2014, 09:03 AM   #3
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Krylon. Be careful not to scratch it.
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Old 03-12-2014, 09:06 AM   #4
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I used benjamin moore and its been on there for years
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Old 03-12-2014, 09:25 AM   #5
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I painted mine with black tremclad over a year ago and mine is still fine
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Old 03-12-2014, 11:10 AM   #6
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Would typical acrylic paint work, if non toxic?
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Old 03-12-2014, 12:26 PM   #7
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Yes. Not inside tank of course
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Old 03-12-2014, 12:27 PM   #8
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Yes. Not inside tank of course. It is on the back it will be fine
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Old 03-12-2014, 12:28 PM   #9
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I used benjamin moore and its been on there for years

+1 Ben Moore has a product that has low odor and zero VOC (I sell Ben Moore at my family's hardware store) it is truly amazing I love it!
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Old 03-13-2014, 10:05 PM   #10
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I would get a film or paper because you might want to change it later. Paint isn't easy to change.

I put my tank in front of a window with a tinted back so they can feel close to glorious freedom.
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