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What is one of the colors on a clownfish? (hint there is a clownfish on the CR logo in the top left corner of the page.)

What paint to use


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    whitetiger61 - Reefkeeper CR Member
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    Default What paint to use

    what paint is reef safe to paint my overflow box with..i know there is a certian paint out there that is reef safe but cant think of the name..

    Thanks

    Rick

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    BK's Reef - Reefkeeper CR Member
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    i believe its krylon fusion but dont take my word on it....i heard it chips off easily too

    edit: did some research it is krylon fusion...make sure to give the overflows a nice sanding to help it stick better, and make sure theres no oils on the overflow or else it might come off.
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    cephalotus - Reefkeeper
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    Quote Originally Posted by BK's Reef View Post
    i believe its krylon fusion but dont take my word on it....i heard it chips off easily too

    edit: did some research it is krylon fusion...make sure to give the overflows a nice sanding to help it stick better, and make sure theres no oils on the overflow or else it might come off.
    Yeah Krylon Fusion is reef safe and I wouldnt say it chips of easily but it can chip.

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    whitetiger61 - Reefkeeper CR Member
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    thanks everyone..krylon fusion it is..

    Rick

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    Quote Originally Posted by whitetiger61 View Post
    thanks everyone..krylon fusion it is..

    Rick
    I vote for black!!! lol
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    whitetiger61 - Reefkeeper CR Member
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    lol...yeah black its going to be..i was going to paint it the same color as the back ground but im making the overflow out of 8" pvc pipe cut in half so i cant get that color mixture like you can with acrlic or glass..

    Rick

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