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I am running mct-5 in my friends setup, and was wondering if just regular food coloring would do?
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You don't want UV? Pentosin g11 UV blue is a good choice for color and preventing corrosion

Food coloring should be safe.
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Yeah food coloring is safe.
    
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What color you looking for? If you want just plain old yellow just go into a auto parts store and ask for UV radiator leak tester. with no UV it has a yellow orange color to it and under UV it really shines.

Cost me $2.99 for a bottle and you only need to use about 1ml per liter for the full effect.
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post #5 of 8
no point using UV if he doesn't intend to put any UV lights in this pc, food coloring will still looks better than nothing at all.
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What color you looking for? If you want just plain old yellow just go into a auto parts store and ask for UV radiator leak tester. with no UV it has a yellow orange color to it and under UV it really shines.

Cost me $2.99 for a bottle and you only need to use about 1ml per liter for the full effect.
do you have any pictures of this yellow/orange with and without UV? I'm trying to go for a bright orange color, but it's either red or yellow it seems. Often times, the red looks more like a reddish orange, kinda what I'm looking for.
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post #7 of 8
Actually food coloring will get gunky after a while and stick in the blocks.
    
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Plus it'd stain the tubes so you won't be able to change colors without buying new tubing...
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