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PVC cement cure time for reef use??


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    Default PVC cement cure time for reef use??

    How long should return pipe cement need to cure before its safe to run??

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    good question. I figure within a couple days it should be fine, maybe even a day or so, though im not to sure.

    im glad ur still keeping the tank.

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    I never have waited, if it was dry i went with it never had any probs....

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    PVC pipe I mean.

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    Cool- thx for the replies!

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    Waited like 15 mins for my last batch of plumbing it was alot ( my basement sump plumbing) no issues at all.

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    I believe in an ideal world you should let it dry for 24 hours. I have used it with water running through it after it skins up - probably 15 or 20 minutes with no ill effects.

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