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Old 05-11-2010, 08:56 PM   #1
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Fish Tank replacement

Hi,

I got a problem with one of my tank, its a 55 gallon tank.
the middle holder for the hood broke off.

Is there any site or can i replace the whole top? Don't really know what it call but it should be Black or Brown Color.

just look at the pic. u will get a better clear picture of what i meant.
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Old 05-11-2010, 09:34 PM   #2
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its going to be black but its $13 plus shipping

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Thanks Harmy.

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no problem. sorry it took me so long. had a friend on here who had that happen to too. took awhile to find the answer. gl
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$15 for shipping kills.
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Old 05-12-2010, 09:34 AM   #6
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You can look around, but I don't know there are too many options. By the way, your tank is "Oak" colored.
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I'd say $30 is worth the peace of mind. 55g is a lot of water that you wouldn't want on your floor!
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If you are going for a new top trim, you had better order from the tank manufacturer, as not all 55s are exactly the same size. Alternatively you can silicone a 3/8" thick piece of glass below the broken piece. As a third option, you can take the bottom trim off and swap with the top. The bottom does not need the brace. Broken braces seem to be a common problem.
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If you are going for a new top trim, you had better order from the tank manufacturer, as not all 55s are exactly the same size. Alternatively you can silicone a 3/8" thick piece of glass below the broken piece. As a third option, you can take the bottom trim off and swap with the top. The bottom does not need the brace. Broken braces seem to be a common problem.
i bought the tank off this lady, so dont know which manufacturer made the tank.
as for taking the bottom trim off, i was thinking the same thing too. but its going to be hard trying to pull it off since it stuck to it ...
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It has been my experience that they aren't stuck on that well, and with a blade and a little work it should be doable. With the number of braces breaking, i would consider adding the glass piece even with a new piece of trim.
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