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Preparing tanks when painting their area

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ineke

After a major repair of cracks in my lounge we are now ready to paint the room but my big tank is in. We are using water based paint so low fumes. I have covered my tank, the overhead trickle filter is enclosed and the air pump is in the closed cupboard . I'm just wondering if I need to tape anything or tightly seal the cover or turn every off? We are not painting near the tank , doors and windows will be open and I could put the air conditioner on exhaust but wonder if that's all overkill?

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Heavyd

I would turn off the air pump for the duration of painting and place a wet towel over the tank.

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ineke

Thanks Heavyd I will do that:)

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