Re: NANFA-L-- bathtub pond
Sat, 4 Feb 2006 10:15:00 EST

In a message dated 2/4/06 9:54:30 AM, writes:

<< I need some advice. I have an old bathtub that I would like to use as an
inground pond. The problem is it is white. Is there something that I could
use to paint the tub to a darker color? Preferably a dark brown or even
black. >>

Almost any paint will peel off of porcelain when immersed. The only possible
material that will adhere is black aquarium silicone cement, if the porcelain
is washed with vinegar first and rinsed and dried. You could smear it on with
a plastic spreader. I would rather line it with black polyethylene sheet
brought over the edge and tucked in the dirt.

Lee Harper
Media, PA
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