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Old 09-27-2011, 07:39 AM   #1
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Chipped Corners

I got a used 44 gallon and I noticed a couple chips at the seams. Is there a possibility it could start to leak. They said the tank was 3 months old.
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Let me ask a few questions and we will try to figure out what you have:

Are the chips on the inside or outside?
Is it the glass or the sealant that is chipped?
How thick is the glass of the tank?
How far from the bottom are the chips?

Can you post pics?
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Old 09-27-2011, 09:31 AM   #3
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Let me ask a few questions and we will try to figure out what you have:

Are the chips on the inside or outside?
Is it the glass or the sealant that is chipped?
How thick is the glass of the tank?
How far from the bottom are the chips?

Can you post pics?
One on the outside and one on the inside.
The glass is chipped not the sealant.
The glass is 1/4 inch thick
The inside one is in the middle
The outside one is 1/3 from the bottom

I can post pics later

The chips are relatively small.
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Here is one on the inside
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Old 09-27-2011, 06:58 PM   #6
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I personally think it will be fine. The chips aren't to big but if possible, fill the inside hole with silicone and let it dry. It should be okay though.
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