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Old 04-28-2014, 08:59 AM   #1
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Replacing glass

Does anyone have any experience replacing glass on an aquarium? I just bought a 150 gallon tank with 1/2 inch glass and I need to replace the bottom. Open to suggestions . Thanks.
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Old 04-28-2014, 01:12 PM   #2
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Does anyone have any experience replacing glass on an aquarium? I just bought a 150 gallon tank with 1/2 inch glass and I need to replace the bottom. Open to suggestions . Thanks.

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Crack is on bottom right side
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Depending on where the crack is and how big, you may be able to patch it, rather than replace the entire bottom. You would also need to do a re-seal to the entire tank. that is still less work than replacing the bottom, which would also require a re-seal. Since that tank has no bottom trim, if the bottom is well supported, there should be no issue.
If that is the crack I see, a piece of glass that covers the crack and extends a few inches on both sides will be more than sufficient. It will be much cheaper as well.
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Thanks but will that work if the crack goes across the whole bottom from front to back?
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I will try that first and worst case I still have to replace the bottom .
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