Aqaurium background

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    jahel318

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    I'm getting tired of having to redo my background every few months due to air bubbles forming. What kind of paint can I use to paint the outside of the glass? I need something that I can easily remove and repaint in case I get tired of the color and would like a new background.
     
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    Pretty much anything acrylic/latex. Regular interior house paint with a brush, spray paint, etc. Either should scrape off.
    If you are using regular vinyl that you put on wet and squeegee the water out, you shouldn't have a problem with air bubbles.
     
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    Dennis, do you have to worry about painting the tank if its already set up (I'm thinking VOCs and other fumes)?
     
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    I don't think you have to worry about fumes, especially with latex but i'd probably roll it on, rather than spray it.
     
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