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Old 04-23-2012, 05:26 PM   #91
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Algae have started to grow on glass. I use mag- float on the glass. 2 spots are left all the time.

1. Front glass when the sand bed start.
2. Corners where the silicon meets glass and on silicon.
Just curious how you guys clean those area's.
CAREFULLY!!! getting that mag float anywhere near sand = scratches. I use a razorblade or something like it for the very bottom near the sand.
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Old 04-23-2012, 08:38 PM   #92
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CAREFULLY!!! getting that mag float anywhere near sand = scratches. I use a razorblade or something like it for the very bottom near the sand.
Thanks for razor idea. What about on the corners?
I don't use mag-float near the bottom due to scratches.
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Old 04-23-2012, 10:25 PM   #93
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They make a lot of products for acrylic tank algae removal. I've heard a credit card works well.
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Old 04-24-2012, 12:01 AM   #94
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Wouldn't credit card rip the silicon in the corner?

Another problem..

Need to repair the sump under the tank. Anyone know of any silicon which bonds really strong and cures quickly. Would it work in little bit wet area?
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You don't even use a mag float on the silicon. You can use a sponge or something similar that won't hurt the silicon. As for the sump, empty it, dry it with a towel, and then apply.
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There's a problem.. Acrylic ankhs shouldn't be siliconed. They get melted together with weld on. Are you sure it's acrylic?
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Old 04-24-2012, 01:40 PM   #97
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Tank is fibreglass baffles are acrylic
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Silicone doesn't bond well to acrylic even if the tank itself is glass. You might be able to go a year or two with it, but the seals will break and leak over time. It's not that big of a deal of your just directing water though.
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Old 04-26-2012, 03:33 AM   #99
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So I guess it's time to make a glass sump.
What tank size would in 46"x22. Space.

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Clownfish never use to come out of the anemone ever since I got it. But lately I have seen them swimming out if it. They stay near it but stay in for only for short time. Is this normal?
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I use corals to host clown fish, but in general they do dart out to forage and to interact with the other fish. Mine stay close to be able to dive in when needed.
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