best Marine silicone??

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  1. brentv

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    Hey guys,looking at putting my new tank together, would just like to know as there are a few brands of marine sillicone, which ones are no-no's
    Apparently the bostik one goes yelloy pretty quickly?
     
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  3. Singularity

    Singularity Hmmm amper!

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    Black Aquaria from Den Braven, a little costly though
     
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    Im with Pads on the Den Braven. The clear one though.
     
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    I agree with Pads and N J Den Braven and remember 24 hours per mm to dry
     
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    Pat where did you get that silicon from?
     
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    dallasg Moderator MASA Contributor

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    ben draven...
    sentari i got if u need
     
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    I can order for you clear or black
     
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    Den Braven are opposite the Velskoen Dive-in Ferndale. The Black is about R40 buck per cartidge. Be prepare to make a mess with the black stuff. :lol:
     
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    Do they sell direct, or would I need to buy a box.
    How many tubes would one need for a small 600x600x500 tank
     
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    I've been buying separate cartridges but I think they prefer to sell a box. I doubt you'll need 24 cartridges though. Give them a ring first to find out. Tel: (011) 792-3830
     
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    Wukkie, I'd say 2 depends on how much you waste. I used 3 on a 450l setup for laminating my base plus all the euro bracing and struts. Make sure you buy masking tape and use it well. Much neater joins.
     
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    Thanks, I have done some research on the build process. Looks like tape and paper is a must when using black. Or at least while you are new to it.
     
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    when i spoke to Den Braven they were only prepared to sell in boxes of 25 .....
     
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    thanks guys,
    i'll give them a shout and see if they have a supplier, near me!
     
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    Hi guys

    I am looking for the black silicon from Dem Braven, I phoned them and they would only sell per box of 25. Does anyone know of where I can get the stuff in JHB. looking for 2 tubes.

    Thanks
     
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    Try Idol Marine
     
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    Thanks, do you have a number for them.
     
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    Dow corning, bostik marine, Den Braven
     
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