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post #1 of 6 Old 08-12-2012, 09:58 PM Thread Starter
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is this the right silicone?

i got premium waterproof silicone from walmart. its a walmart brand and is called silicone 2 clear. for window door attic and basement. it says 100% silicone on the bottle. it says 100% silicone is 100% water proof.
here it is
GE White Silicone II Window and Door Caulk: Sealants, Fillers & Adhesives :
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post #2 of 6 Old 08-13-2012, 05:34 PM
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First it is white not clear. Second for an aquarium I would never use anything but aquarium safe silicone, without knowing for certain that it was safe

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post #3 of 6 Old 08-13-2012, 06:05 PM Thread Starter
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mine says clear and 100% silicone
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post #4 of 6 Old 08-13-2012, 08:11 PM
GE Silione I
GE Silicone II
If it has any mildew inhibitors in it, its not the correct type of silicone.
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post #5 of 6 Old 09-18-2012, 04:04 AM
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First of all I want to tell you that the GE white silicone II you want to show through the link is not operating there, I mean that display it is temporarily not available.

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post #6 of 6 Old 09-18-2012, 06:56 AM
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GE Silicone I is clear and safe to use although it may say not for aquarium use.
More of a disclaimer for the product or ..use at own risk.
Have used the GE silicone I to seal/repair tank's with no issues.

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