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Old 10-05-2012, 12:53 AM   #1
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Anybody try spray painting there filter pipes my background is black and I wanaa spray paint the eheim bars black but not sure if it would be toxic for fish
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Old 10-05-2012, 06:05 AM   #2
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Anybody try spray painting there filter pipes my background is black and I wanaa spray paint the eheim bars black but not sure if it would be toxic for fish
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Old 10-05-2012, 11:30 PM   #3
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Its fish safe I assume
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Old 10-05-2012, 11:57 PM   #4
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Yes, just make sure you rough up your parts with sandpaper or you'll be spraying them several times.
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Old 10-06-2012, 12:06 AM   #5
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I'll second him on the Krylon Fusion. Works great! Use several light coats, letting them dry about 5-10 minutes between each. And I would let the paint sit for at least a couple days before sticking it in your tank... I wait till it doesn't reek of paint anymore before placing a painted object in the water just for my own comfort of thinking it's not putting off toxins anymore
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Old 10-06-2012, 12:17 AM   #6
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Old 10-09-2012, 08:16 PM   #7
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Anybody tried to put a clear coat on top or it is not necessary?
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Old 10-09-2012, 11:38 PM   #8
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I've only used generic spraypaint. Black, and O.D. Green. Never had any problems, and I've never bothered to clear coat either.
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