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Old 04-24-2019, 03:24 AM  
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How long should aquarium silicone take to cure? I read about 24 hours, but I also ran across something that said the vinegar smell ought to dissipate completely once cured. I used some Saturday afternoon and this morning (Wednesaday) it still smells of vinegar. I'm getting impatient as I want to move my project along but I don't want to mess up the silicone, nor have the uncured silicone mess with the setup. HALP!
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There's degrees curing in all glues and dependent on the type. I'd say a week for fully cured.
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industry standard for rtv is 28 days for 90% strength. if its a small tank a week should be enough.
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