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Old 04-18-2014, 08:43 AM   #1
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Repairing brace

I bought a 180 gal an the bracing has cracked should I try replace it or repair it some how
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Is it cracked all the way across or just a small crack.
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Yea it's got a big chunk missing out of it I'll put a pic up probably gonna be easier to replace it also in the sump I got for it the divider has cracked as well I was thinking of putting some new silicon on it and just putting some straps down to support it do you think this would work Click image for larger version

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If the tank is empty you can buy replacements for it if you know the brand of it.
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I got no idea of the brand of the tank I can measure the glass and probably cut a new piece to fit it
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If you can cut a piece of glass and silicone it on there, I bet you will be fine. It looks like it is pretty heavy and looks like it has thick panes.
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