Re: NANFA-L-- Tank Bottom

geoffrey kimber (
Wed, 18 Jan 2006 18:25:12 -0500

I know that Bill has had good luck with silicone and plexiglass, but I
have not been as fortunate. For me, silicone does not seem to stick
as well to plastic as it does to glass.

You might also consider some sort of method to seal the stainless
steel so that any moisture trapped between the glass and the metal
does not lead to more corrosion. WHat to use? No idea. I would look
at paints FDA approved for cisterns as a place to start.

Also, be very certain that the silicone you use is safe for fish.
Dow's silicone II is supposed to be dangerous, but I have never tried
it. I have had good results using plain old silicone that is FDA
approved for food contact. I find this in the big box hardware
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