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can you??

can you spry piant pvc then put it in your tank???


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post #2 of 10 (permalink) Old 05-09-2008, 05:25 PM
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I'm sure you can. If you let the paint cure properly, that is.
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depends on the paint, some paints will flake off in the water so watch out. most paints dont even adhere to plastics like pvc.

i know krylon fusion works on plastic and is aquarium safe when it cures.
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thanks honor thats what i was thinkin


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I've seen some threads where guys were useing krylon fusion to paint thier PVC structures black in their SW tanks.


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+1 for Krylon Fusion paint for in tank pvc.

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dafrimpster have you done this??


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I have used Kryon Fusion before in my tanks, and yes it works - just give it plenty of time to dry.


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Yes. I Painted some PVC black with Krylon Fusion. It was in saltwater. The paint stayed long enough for the pipe to get covered with coralline algae

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