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Old 11-04-2010, 09:22 PM   #21
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How on earth WOULD you clean that?
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Old 11-04-2010, 10:25 PM   #23
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How on earth WOULD you clean that?
Take a swim n clean it with a sponge. Lol
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Old 11-05-2010, 01:40 AM   #24
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Take a swim n clean it with a sponge. Lol
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If it burst and you where sleeping naked. Is it called skinny dipping?
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) sorry... but real world has caught up with me. haven't heard much from my friend as well, so no updates yet.
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Old 11-07-2010, 04:01 PM   #27
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welcome back so you don't know any more then ?
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Just because the leak is coming out at any point on the tank does not mean that is where the leak is. You might have to pull out some of the baseboards to see where the leak is starting from. Water runs to the lowest point and then shows itself. The leak could be a few panels back or even on the other side and runs to the lowest point to show itself.
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@fastfossil: not really... i only get to see my friend on fridays (no work!) and last i heard, the guys who made the tank were once again attempting to reseal the inside using better silicone. (GE/momentive RTV 108) someone recommended we dry the thing up, remove the old seal and rub the thing down with denatured alcohol to make sure nothing effs up the new silicone layer. *crossing fingers*

@thincat: ugh. that is baaad news. they're absolutely hesitant to smash things up because the room the tank is built in is almost finished and just waiting for furnishing. plus the leak source is doing it's ****edest not to be detected. we did the dye thing, and the laying paper thing, and nothing. it'll sit for a few days, then we'll wake up --boom---leak. they've even considered condensation as it'd been suggested somewhere else, but no dice --save for that one specific area, everything is dry as a bone. dismantling the structure is the last resort.
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raiyan, is it possible that you can get in touch with a public aquarium and see what they use to seal their tanks? I think the sealant being used is not able to withstand the pressure of the water itself and thus springs a leak at its weakest spot.

I wouldnt want to dismantle that thing at all.
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