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Need help with a fish safe paint!!!!
Old 07-09-2013, 07:58 PM   #1
 
Need help with a fish safe paint!!!!

I've decided to make some DIY caves and 3D background for my 55 gal tank but I cannot seem to find any kind of fish safe paint that's not outrageous in price. Can anyone please help I'm clueless now
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Old 07-09-2013, 08:41 PM   #2
 
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I believe krylon fusion is aquarium safe.
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Old 07-09-2013, 10:09 PM   #3
 
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I believe krylon fusion is aquarium safe.
I keep seeing people say that but they haven't tried it so I'm kinda Leary about it , you know
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Old 07-09-2013, 10:12 PM   #4
 
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I keep seeing people say that but they haven't tried it so I'm kinda Leary about it , you know
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The people I have heard it from say they've used it themselves. I am going to be painting my XP intake parts. Maybe tomorrow
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Old 07-09-2013, 11:52 PM   #5
 
Cool I made a cave today out of that great stuff expanding foam, also made some stalagmite type formations to cover tubes and wires
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Old 07-10-2013, 06:45 PM   #6
 
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The people I have heard it from say they've used it themselves. I am going to be painting my XP intake parts. Maybe tomorrow
Should I let it sit awhile before installing in the tank?
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Old 07-10-2013, 06:52 PM   #7
 
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I would. It says it dries in 15 minutes. I would probably wait an hour or two.

I just picked up a can today.
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Old 07-10-2013, 07:12 PM   #8
 
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I would. It says it dries in 15 minutes. I would probably wait an hour or two.

I just picked up a can today.
I was thinking like a week lol just to make sure everything was fully cured
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Old 07-10-2013, 07:25 PM   #9
 
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Well if you have the time to wait, it can't hurt to wait longer at least I don't think it can...
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Old 07-10-2013, 07:37 PM   #10
 
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Well if you have the time to wait, it can't hurt to wait longer at least I don't think it can...
I got time lol just don't wanna wait lol but don't wanna hurt them either
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