Silicone Sealant

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Sandman
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Silicone Sealant

Post by Sandman » Sun Aug 21, 2011 10:28 pm

What is the best Silicone Sealant for Aquarium glass, ( Clear) and where is it readily available in the U.S. ? ( caulking tube size)

My glass center brace on my 200 gal tank got "tired" and fell into my tank along with my tops and lights. So i need to try and put in back in place. I had to empty the tank completely of course . :(

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Re: Silicone Sealant

Post by Lisachromis » Wed Aug 24, 2011 3:57 pm

Just get 100% silicone from any hardware store. Make sure it's not silicone for kitchens and baths since they have a mildew killing additive in them. Just plain silicone works.

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Re: Silicone Sealant

Post by Alton » Wed Aug 24, 2011 6:58 pm

I use GE Silcone I, do not get the Silcone II. Also I like the Waterproof Window and door kind. This is what I have read is the most reccommended to use. You can get it at any Lowe's for around 5 bucks a tube I think your talking about.
Aulonocara Ethelwynnae Chitande
Aulonocara Sp. Chitande Type Masinje
Aulonocara Sp. Chitande Type North (Nkhata Bay)
Aulonocara Stuartgranti Red Shoulder
Aulonocara Stuartgranti Ruby Red

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