Painting Fish Tank Stand

Discussion in 'Freshwater Beginners' started by Krisk88, Feb 19, 2019.

  1. Krisk88New MemberMember

    Hows it going guys? So I'm getting a used 220 gallon tank and wood stand/canopy. I want to re paint the stand its currently black but it needs a good paint job. I'm going sand it down and prime it and re paint it black. What kind of primer/paint should I use? Should I use spray paint or roll it on? Also should I use some type of water proof paint for the Canopy? Any help would be appreciated. Thank you!
     
  2. IboughtmykidfishWell Known MemberMember

    Hello. Congrats on the new tank! The attached pic is what i use for pretty much everything. I painted a stand with it about a year ago, it's easy to clean and doesn't chip. I don't have a hood so i cant say if its good for that, but i splash water on the stand and haven't had any issues with it. Its like 4 bucks a can, and it only took 2 to do my 3 ft long, 30 gallon stand. 20190219_122113.jpg
     
  3. Krisk88New MemberMember

    Awesome thank you for the advice!
     
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