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Old 01-03-2010, 12:32 PM   #1
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PVC questions - safe paint

I want to make a spray bar out of 1/2" PVC and have the parts, but Home Depot stamps these ugly red and black marks all over their pipes and connectors. How would I remove these short of sanding, any ideas?

Also, since this will go in the tank, and I want to hide it as much as possible, is there a safe way to color it black? Sharpie?
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Old 01-03-2010, 01:42 PM   #2
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Update, I figured that one side does not have any markings, so that can face the back, but what about the water safety of Sharpie?
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Old 01-03-2010, 01:56 PM   #3
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People have use Krylon fusion paint to spray paint the whole thing black so it will look good. Krylon is aquarium safe when dry.
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If it's a SW tank the coralline will cover it up in no time at all.
A light sanding would speed that along even more.
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Old 01-03-2010, 05:12 PM   #5
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It's for FW but good info for future. I happen to have some Krylon fusion black, so problem solved!!

EDIT - oops it's not fusion, it's what I bought to paint my light black. Will have to get some of the fusion...
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