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Old 10-27-2020, 11:23 AM   #1
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Specifically clear plasti dip in tank.

I'm just getting into the hobby with a 55 gallon freshwater tank at 8.0 ph and 78°. I have some small items I want to introduce to my tank but they are unsafe for the fish. I've done hours of research over the past 3 or 4 days looking at everything from silicone to level to epoxy for coating these items but I think what's best for me is plastidip. I've seen dozens of people online say it is completely safe, but my question is if the clear or glossifier cans share this. I bought a can of glossifier before I knew there was a normal clear and a glossifier, so I already have that but I can go get the other kind. Has anyone used this in their tank? Any other better recommendations? After the full curing the normal colors at least are completely safe.

*Edit: Items are bottle caps*
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It's really not worth it. Can you use the bottle caps as a background on the exterior?
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It's really not worth it. Can you use the bottle caps as a background on the exterior?
I could but it really wouldn't have the same effect unfortunately.
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Blaze the trail then :/
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No clue here, but any things of this nature must be completely cured, only thing I can offer here atm.
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Yeah thanks normal paint I know takes like a week or two to fully cure but I guess this stuff is 24 hours but I'd probably wait 48 anyway. I think I'm just going to end up scrapping the idea which kinda sucks because when I ordered them it took like 2 days for me to go wait metal isn't good for fish so now I'm stuck with them. Whoops.
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People use this stuff and say it is fine - disclaimer to do your own research. It is usually to disguise tubing being plastic, but I noticed it mentions use for metal as well.

Hopefully this will give a trail to search!

https://www.krylon.com/products/fusi...E&gclsrc=aw.ds
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