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Old 08-27-2012, 03:02 PM   #1
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Just bought a 110g off Craigslist Pick it up Thursday! The man who has it recommends I reseal it, does anyone recommend any awesome step-by-step or Youtube videos that explains and shows you how this is done? Like a "Aquarium sealing guide for dummies" lol! Im almost not confident enough to do it myself Thanks
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Old 08-28-2012, 06:23 PM   #3
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These are 2 popular YouTube videos on some DIY sites.

HOW TO: Reseal an aquarium - YouTube

How to reseal an aquarium - YouTube
Thank you! Soooo nervous to do this.... Im actually tossing around the idea to possibly pay someone to do it. I dont want to invest all kinds of money into it and have it fall apart on me.
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I would not ever feel comfortable with anything over 55 gallons sealed that way. I know many have done it but no way in my house. Complete rebuild: dis assembly, scraping of all silicone, cleaning all residue, then all sides/bottom have fresh silicone applied.
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I would not ever feel comfortable with anything over 55 gallons sealed that way. I know many have done it but no way in my house. Complete rebuild: dis assembly, scraping of all silicone, cleaning all residue, then all sides/bottom have fresh silicone applied.
Yea, this seems to be something I probably shouldn't do on my own I'd love to try but would hate my effort to be wasted or my house flooded! Lol!
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Old 08-28-2012, 07:10 PM   #6
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We re-sealed our 75 gallon tank with no problems. Removed the old stuff and put the new silicone on. I did mess up the first time on a smaller tank and then re did it. It's really not that hard once you start .

Edit.. The biggest thing is don't let that tape sit once you put it on or it will cause issues when u take it off. I actually "free handed" it with the larger tank once I saw what I needed to do.
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Thank you! Soooo nervous to do this.... Im actually tossing around the idea to possibly pay someone to do it. I dont want to invest all kinds of money into it and have it fall apart on me.
I don't charge much....
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I don't charge much....
The shipping fees or gas would tho haha!!!
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