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Old 08-28-2013, 11:04 PM   #1
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Paint on outside glass

I just received a 220 gal tank and the guy had painted the backside glass black on the outside. Not sure of what type of paint was used but is was sprayed on. Any ideals on the best way to remove it.
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Old 08-28-2013, 11:12 PM   #2
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Goof off works like magic. Why would you want to take off the paint?
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Old 08-29-2013, 01:51 AM   #3
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If its a glass tank just use a razor blade. If there's no fish in it the goof off or other paint remover would work well, just make sure if you get any inside the tank you clean it out real well. A razor blade has always worked well enough for me that I didn't need anything else
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Goof off works like magic. Why would you want to take off the paint?
Thanks for the advice. Reason for paint remover is because it looks like crap. Not a good job and that would bother me for a long time
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paint will not bond to glass. a single edge razor blade and some warm soapy water (soap optional) is all you need
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