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Old 02-16-2004, 05:12 AM   #1
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Leaking acrylic tank?

I just set up my first acrylic tank. It is a 60 gallon made by Sea Clear. I noticed around the tank some white powder. I did a taste test and it tastes like salt. I have noticed this build up slowly around the tank. Does it sound like I have a leak. The tank has been up for a little over two weeks. I have noticed any water dripping, but where else could the salt come from?
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Does it sound like I have a leak.
Unless you find some water leaking from somewhere in the area no, it sounds like saltcreep, which is common.
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I talked to Casco this morning and they recommended that I keep an eye on the water level to verify if I have a leak or not. They also think it is salt creep so I will keep an eye on it.
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