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Old 02-09-2014, 06:40 AM   #1
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Always check your skimmer

See what happens when your skimmer isn't fully done up properly you end up lighting a power board on fire :/ Click image for larger version

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Old 02-09-2014, 06:52 AM   #2
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Wow that could have been bad
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Old 02-09-2014, 07:23 AM   #3
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That could have ended my tank and my house :/
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What happened!!???
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The skimmer cup wasn't tight enough it leaked and dripped onto the power board somehow :/
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That could have ended my tank and my house :/
Or you mate, or you.
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I wasn't home when it caught fire my girlfriend mum was I'm surprised the rcd didn't go off
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Wow dude y didn't u screw the powerboard on the inside of the cabinet or on the outside with a drip loop? ? Things like this prevent things like that from happening
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I feel for you man, I had the same thing happen to me a little bit back. I had drip loops ect, have no clue how it happened. Goes to show you can't be too careful..

Mine wasn't caught as quick.. When found it had 4ft flames.. Nothing was damaged somehow except for the strip and some equipment.



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Lost my heater, powerhead, skimmer, and hob.. Could've lost my house though.. Luckily I was home when it happened, don't want to think about if I hadn't..
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