Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > General Aquarium Forums > DIY Projects
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
Old 01-21-2014, 04:36 PM   #1
Aquarium Advice Freak
ginty's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2014
Posts: 291
ptfe plumbers tape

does anyone no whether this tape is safe for aquariums. i have a marina battery operated gravel cleaner. the comb gaps are too deep and this causes the machine not to operate properly. ive seen a video on youtube of some wrapping selotape around the comb to make the gaps less deep and it operate perfect. i dont want to use selotape because i think the glue on the selotape could harm my fish. so i was going to use ptfe plumbers tape. it will only be put in the aquarium when i do a gravel clean.
thanks for your time guys.

Sent from my GT-I9300 using Aquarium Advice mobile app

ginty is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-22-2014, 12:38 AM   #2
Aquarium Advice Freak
Airgoose2222's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2013
Posts: 442
Since the tape in usually on an outer connection that shouldn't touch the water, you shouldn't have a problem with any plumbers tape. Just have to do a clean job putting it on and you'll have no issues regardless.
Airgoose2222 is offline   Reply With Quote

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
To reseal or not to reseal? Wayne487 Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 6 08-15-2013 06:43 AM
Is electrical tape safe for sw aquarium? Erikmichael23 General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 4 07-22-2011 07:46 AM

» Photo Contest Winners

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:47 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.