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Old 06-28-2010, 10:57 AM   #1
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GE's Silicone I: GE012A

Well for those of you worried about using GE's Silicone I here's some feedback from Momentive Performance Materials, GE's silicone rubber supplier:

"Hello,

It is not a product we recommend for aquarium use but have heard people
have had success with it.


Matthew A. Brown

Momentive Performance Materials
Consumer Specialist
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fax 304-746-1654 "

From the other information I've gathered you should also let the silicone cure for at least a week before submerging it. Well that's about it.

I found this part funny though:
"This message, including attached files, is confidential and intended for the addressees only. Any unauthorized use, dissemination of the
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message in error, please immediately advise the sender by reply email and delete all copies of this message. Thank you."
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On the GE-1 bottle it states in VERY small print not for use below water line or in aquariums.

As long as it cures it is fine for the tank. its inert.
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I found this part funny though:
just a standard corporate footer

a couple things they prob never tested with aquarium use so yes they are not going to say its ok with out testing it. or B they sell aquarium silicone which is a fraction of a GE1 tube at several times the price and dont want people to use GE1.
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