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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 07-30-2018, 08:43 PM Thread Starter
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Coco fiber not completely covering silicone

I’m doing the typical great stuff+coco fiber+silicone background for my paludarium and I can only find Silicone 1(the stuff without mold inhibitors) in white. So when I did my background it shows some of the white through the cocofiber. Is there anything I can do? I will add pictures later.

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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 07-31-2018, 10:04 AM
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So, first of all, neither 100% silicone 1 or 2 have added mold resistant chemicals. The difference is the curing process. Silicone 2 has a solvent in it that causes a different type of cure.

Anyways, the only options you really have is to either add some more silicone real thin in the areas and press more into those spots, color it some way, or out something else over it. I'd suggest the first option and just make it thin and push a bit into it.
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