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post #16 of 18 (permalink) Old 01-24-2004, 12:04 AM
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Originally Posted by Daemonfly
I used Krylon FUSION "for plastics", got it at Walmart. It's made for non-pourus surfaces like plastic, metal, & glass & "other hard to bond to surfaces".

It did a good job, no orange peel, spots, or anything.
I 2nd this. Krylon Fusion is a great paint.
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For 4 bucks, this stuff has made a better background than any laminated paper ever could. Thanks for the advice. I would have never guessed you could spray-paint glass. I've posted a few photos of the process.

Just make sure your tape is smoothed down hard against the plastic frame. I had a few speckles of paint sneak through (no biggie at all- but for the anal retentive, I thought I would address this ). And if you aquarium is a bowfront, put a couple pillows under it for safety/stability.



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I ended up using acrylic paint. Worked beautifully.
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