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Old 03-21-2012, 06:31 PM   #1
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Help - advice needed asap

1st of all am a newcomer on this site so please take it easy on me . now to my post i have a juwel rio 400 tank and am in a bit of panic as of now ,reason being due to the 2 bars or supports spanning the top of the tank from back to front have been broken 1 was done some time ago and the other done tonight , have i got reason to be worried fearing the tank will leak and come apart , as its late no where open to ask for advice this is my only hope for some quick answers and what i can do to resolve this ---THANKS
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Usually if a tank has a centre brace it needs a centre brace. It stops the glass bowing out and ultimately giving way.
Does it have any water in it? It might be a good idea to lower the water level to half way to reduce pressure while you work something out.
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It might be a good idea to lower the water level to half way to reduce pressure while you work something out.
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