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Old 10/23/2020, 02:58 PM   #1
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Aquarium Sealant

I am repairing an aquarium, replacing a side glass. What sealant should I use? I am not seeing anything in stores that says "aquarium safe". What should I look for? Is 100% silicone safe?


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Old 10/23/2020, 05:47 PM   #2
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Welcome to RC, dbp!

Have you checked a good hardware store? They sell 'aquarium safe' silicone at mine. 100% silicone is safe. Let it cure 24-48 hours and you're ready to leak test. Good luck with the project!


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Old 10/24/2020, 05:29 AM   #3
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dbp,

If you are looking for black, I purchased a used tank and had to reseal it due to a leak. I used Momentive RTV103 from McMaster Carr. That stuff is wicked!

Good luck with your project.


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