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post #13 of (permalink) Old 11-29-2012, 01:39 PM
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I painted a 125gal with one of Home depot 2.99 samples of latex and their 2.96 mini rollers. two coats and done.

But I now use poster board taped to the frame of the tank. for whatever reason having even a small gap between the glass and the background prevents all the little floaty things in the water from being visible. of course this is on my 75gal that has a overflow box slightly off center so there are no seams.
--this is also easy to install, cheap, and easy to change

Last edited by dprais1; 11-29-2012 at 01:39 PM. Reason: spelling!
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