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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-24-2009, 10:43 PM Thread Starter
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should i use a latex paint or spray paint for the back of my tank?
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-24-2009, 11:03 PM
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I always use spray paint. But, you can remove latex paint a lot easier if you change your mind on the color.

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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-24-2009, 11:05 PM
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I use the cheapest black spray paint I can get at Walmart. .88 a can. Looks great.

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Have you guys ever had problems with the spray paint dripping?

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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-24-2009, 11:58 PM
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Given your location I'd go for alien technology.
As to a background, consider a plastic garbage bag crunched up and taped in place with bulges and loose areas. That will give you a bit of an illusion of depth and it's removable with out using a razor blade. Light re-strike is improved over a flat coating as well.


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