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Old 03-18-2012, 06:31 PM   #1
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have a 4ft tank of malawi cichlids,decided to paint outside back of tank black to show up fish colours,used cheap paint due to water splashes now have big white patches and it looks a mess,is there anything i can put on inside of glass to hide the back, any advice welcome thank you

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I would take a razor blade and scrap it off where the spots are and try to redo it

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1. Boil 3 tablespoons of white vinegar with 3 tablespoons of water.
2. Dip the rag in the hot vinegar and water mixture, being very careful not to burn yourself.
3. Rub the rag on the painted glass, slowly at first as the heat loosens up the paint and then scrub a bit harder once the paint starts to come up.
Additional Notes: This worked to remove our paint in minutes, but if the paint is very stubborn, you can use a razor blade to scrape off the paint once it has been loosened by the hot vinegar mix. Be sure the surface is wet and scrape very carefully so you don't scratch the glass.
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