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Old 06-14-2013, 09:18 PM   #1
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Is this fine?

Drilled the 2 holes in my aquarium today, the first one came out fine, the second I guess the bit didn't stick into the groove very well and it "cut" a little bit more out of the side. It isn't chip out, and its on the outside of the glass and is very smooth but the glass is thinner there from it being partially sanded out. The gasket still covers this area so I don't think it really matters and it's at the top so it won't be taking any real water pressure. I'd still like to get some opinions however. This is a 20g long.
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Old 06-15-2013, 05:32 PM   #3
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It look like the flange will cover i'd say your good to go
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It look like the flange will cover i'd say your good to go
This is what it looks like with the bulkhead
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looks good, only one to be sure though fill er up and watch for leaks
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You could add some silicone before you tighten the bulk head to be sure.
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Old 06-16-2013, 12:41 PM   #7
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Mine was similar to that. You will be fine. DONT use silicone! As long as you install the bulkhead properly a dry fit will do best. To help use a silicon lubricant such as 'super lube' or vasoline to moisten the rubber gasket to make it seat well. Dont need but a small dab and rub it into the rubber gasket well. Problems can occur with the silicone.
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