painting rocks in marine tank

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  1. robertkukla

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    I would like to find out if ther is a paint you can use in the tank to paint false rocks that wont harm the live stock
     
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    There is, I personally don't know what it is but somewhere amoungst all the posts, there is a guy who built his aquascape and painted it, so there is a safe paing to use, I just don't recall what it is...
     
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    Paint inside? I will not do that. Marine water is very corrosive and will eventually destroy any metals. Also even if paint stays, how do you know that it is not leaching anything.

    Not me. Rather wait a couple of months and coralline algae and other growth will cover it eventually.
     
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    Let the coralline do the work...
     
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    To paint my polystyrene rocks (when it still was in my tank:whistling:) U take a light colour of sement(I think it's called a colour hardner) (white, light gray or light yellow) and mix in a colour acrylic paint you want. It worked great for me and the 'paint' stayd on the rock a year later when I took it out.
     
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