Painting acrylic Inside the tank

wednesday13

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Ive used flexseal on a couple glass tanks. I like the look but it does not last, peels up after a couple years. I actually just broke down my 200g because of this, the whole bottom peeled out in a few big pieces.
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Maybe itll work better with acrylic? Idk.
Dang… i think thats what i needed to see tho lol… i could probably get it to adhere fairly decent with sanding the acrylic down. I know its pretty much inevitable to peel at some point down the road to haunt me. Thanks for the feedback man 💀🤙
 
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Cal Amari

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For the time and expense of some of these considerations, couldn't you just make the sand bed deeper and reduce the chance of the bottom showing? I'm stingy with my spare time too, and seems like less work😊
 

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For the time and expense of some of these considerations, couldn't you just make the sand bed deeper and reduce the chance of the bottom showing? I'm stingy with my spare time too, and seems like less work😊
Pretty good point lol… wanted a bit of extra assurance just in case. I guess for $100 in epoxy or another type of paint that would also get me another 55lbs of red garnet sand. Its usually around $80-100… kicker is my last batch took 6 months to be delivered.
 
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Maybe even try mixing it with black sand, not sure what that would turn out like
 
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