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Old 11-15-2004, 08:12 PM   #1
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I am trying to put up my backround on my 90 gallon tank using vegetable oil. What is the best way to get the bubbles off? We are trying to use credit cards but, it's not working too well. We have also used a VERY thin coat of it. Thanks in advance.

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Old 11-15-2004, 08:13 PM   #2
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nvm, my dad basically fixed it. sorry for the waste
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Old 11-15-2004, 08:32 PM   #3
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whats this about veggie oil?? I have never heard of doing this.
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Old 11-15-2004, 09:19 PM   #4
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That is a weird way too do it just sparypaint the back black.

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Old 11-16-2004, 08:09 AM   #5
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I use Scotch tape. I'd be afraid of using veggie oil, it'll go rancid, won't it? 8O
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nah, I read somewhere that it works and stays on 4ever( or for a very long time) LOOKS REALLY NICE! brightens up the whole tank because the color shows up way better. I wish I had before and after pics.
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http://aquarium.bluemoon.net/tammy/tips.html

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Old 11-16-2004, 10:04 PM   #8
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I used a thin coat of vaseline to attach my tank background - basically the same concept as the vegetable oil. It really does make the background look brighter! I used a rubber wallpaper roller to smooth out the bubbles. Note: a large tub of vaseline raises more eyebrows on the checkout line than a big bottle of vegetable oil!
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I used a thin coat of vaseline to attach my tank background - basically the same concept as the vegetable oil. It really does make the background look brighter! I used a rubber wallpaper roller to smooth out the bubbles. Note: a large tub of vaseline raises more eyebrows on the checkout line than a big bottle of vegetable oil!
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