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Thread: Tank Paint?

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    Is there such a thing as safe paint to use on a tank? I have plexi-glass dividers in my betta tank that I'd like to black out since my males are wanting to fight so much. Is there a certain kind I should get? Help is appreciated.
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    krylon fusion. do 5-7 layers to prevent chipping. no harm to tank inhabitants, ive kylon fusioned lots of PVC and put it in the tanks. let it dry for at least 3 days though

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    Where can I get some of this?
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    Quote Originally Posted by s72450
    Where can I get some of this?
    i have no experience with this paint, however IMO i would look at homedepot or look online
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    Where can I get some of this?
    Most any home depot type store will have it. I think even walmart may carry it. Remember to give it time to dry thoroughly before putting in the tank.

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    Thanks! I'm going to pick some up at Wal-Mart in the morning, they carry it.
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    Another option would be to take sand paper or steel wool and rub it all over the surface of the plexiglass. This would make the surface a lot less transparent, so the Bettas could not see each other through them, and eliminate the need for paint.

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    Quote Originally Posted by s72450
    Where can I get some of this?
    If youre in Canada Canadian tire has it, in the US try wal-mart

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