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Old 08-21-2004, 09:26 PM   #1
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Paint for inside an aquarium????

does anyone know what paint I can use for inside my aquarium? Or to make it easier any place I can find black pvc pipe??

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Home Depot should have black PVC. Look in the sprinkler section...
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Old 08-22-2004, 09:09 AM   #3
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The black stuff is call ABS, it is a different plastic then PVE. Not sure what it stands for but I'm going for "all black stuff". It is saltwater safe and a much better idea then painting. HTH...Lando
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Old 08-22-2004, 10:50 PM   #4
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I took a suggestion form this site. I used the purple primer for PVC pipe. After 3 or 4 coats just painted on with the little fuzz ball, the pipe and fittings turned a deep purple. I left them out in the sun for a few days. Let me tell you, Inside the tank with the lights and black background, it looks great! Now that there is some natural growth, they look right at home. The primer takes off all the lettering too!
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