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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-21-2015, 02:12 AM Thread Starter
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Resin Decorations

I've been thinking of decorating my tank with marble statues/figurines. I was wondering if the marble-resin material they're made out of is safe for aquariums. Or do they leech toxins?

And if they're not recommended... would coating it in aquarium silicone do the trick?

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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-27-2015, 04:26 PM
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You should probably coat the statue with a couple coats of clear acrylic. I used krylon clear coat. This was suggested to me by another member and it has worked well for me. I have used it to cover several things to use in my tanks with no problems.
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Hmm, thanks wildroseofky. I was thinking of using aquarium silicone, but if that works, I guess that'd be better. Thinner, less visible waterproof coating.


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