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Old 10-13-2011, 10:27 PM   #1
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I just broke the end of my 30gal. Is there a way I can fix it or would it be cheaper to just buy a new tank? It's broke and spiderwebbed toward the top, not just chipped.
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I just broke the end of my 30gal. Is there a way I can fix it or would it be cheaper to just buy a new tank? It's broke and spiderwebbed toward the top, not just chipped.
Better off gettin a new tank.. I think petcos $1 a gallon sales goin on til Sunday
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Better off gettin a new tank.. I think petcos $1 a gallon sales goin on til Sunday
$1 a gallon??? Is that all Petco's?
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Definitely would not attempt a repair on that. Hit Petco or Craigslist.... Sounds like the perfect time for an upgrade
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$1 a gallon??? Is that all Petco's?
I'm pretty sure it is and if not Craigslist is a good idea too get tanks for real cheap just gotta do a lil looking around
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Both Petco's that I went to told me that it was on till the 15th.

40 breeder is $40, go for it!
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If it's just a single pane of glass that is broken, it is repairable, but takes quite a bit of time and effort to remove all of the old silicone and get a new piece cut to fit. It's much easier to get a new tank, but you may want to keep the old one just to have a project one day.
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Both Petco's that I went to told me that it was on till the 15th.

40 breeder is $40, go for it!
None of our Petcos had any. All they had were 10 and 20, bummer.
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If it's just a single pane of glass that is broken, it is repairable, but takes quite a bit of time and effort to remove all of the old silicone and get a new piece cut to fit. It's much easier to get a new tank, but you may want to keep the old one just to have a project one day.
Yeah, I'm going to keep it. It's just the end pane and I really hate to throw it away without trying to fix it.
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