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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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I believe krylon fusion is aquarium safe.
 

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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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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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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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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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I did a little looking around and the word is to let it cure for at least a week. Even then, it will still eventually start to chip and peel. No one reported any issues with it though, as far as it negatively impacting the fish.

I've actually decided to change tactics as far as making my XP intakes black.... I'm just going to buy new intakes that are black :) Harmless or not, I don't want paint chips in my filters.
 

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I did a little looking around and the word is to let it cure for at least a week. Even then, it will still eventually start to chip and peel. No one reported any issues with it though, as far as it negatively impacting the fish.

I've actually decided to change tactics as far as making my XP intakes black.... I'm just going to buy new intakes that are black :) Harmless or not, I don't want paint chips in my filters.
Oh no can't have any paint chipping I guess back to the drawing board
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