Flex-seal.... anyone tried it? - The Planted Tank Forum
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-16-2012, 05:48 PM Thread Starter
Planted Tank Enthusiast
Stinkmonky's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Richmond, Virginia
Posts: 518
Flex-seal.... anyone tried it?

I'm talking about the infomercial rubber adhesive spray. If it is effective has anyone ever used it in aquarium applications?
Stinkmonky is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-16-2012, 08:06 PM
Wannabe Guru
ngrubich's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Charlotte, NC
Posts: 1,094
I haven't read about anyone using it. All it is is rubberized undercoating that you can get from the auto parts store for ~ $5 - $8 a can, depending on the brand.
ngrubich is offline  
post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-17-2012, 05:38 AM
Planted Member
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Denver, Colorado, USA, Earth
Posts: 234
I've used some on the bottom of my water containers. My thinking was to reinforce the thin plastic against abrasion. Not-so-much... This is not vulcanized rubber in a can, more like a type of flexible vinyl. >I am no chemist<

If you do not plan on using this as a boat hull or extending the life of your tires you may like it. It is a light duty, short term seal from what I can tell.

beginragnarok is offline  

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Planted Tank Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome