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Old 03-14-2010, 08:37 AM   #11
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The reason I asked is that if it was colored more then likely there was some sort of additive in it and that would not be too good.
Does it say that it has any anit-mildew agents in it?
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Old 03-14-2010, 08:40 AM   #12
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With a 185 gallon tank you are going to need a good skimmer too. So make sure you have room in your sump.
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No there is nothing saying anit-mildew on it, do you think its best just to cut out the overspill on the inside of the tank and reseal with the right silicone?
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Old 03-14-2010, 08:50 AM   #14
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the reason I worry is that 185g is allot of water and caulking is not that expensive. Like the only thing is that it says above the water line.You said that the sump is finished so you could add water and see if it holds up. If there is a phone or contact # you could contact the manufacture and see what they say.
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Old 03-14-2010, 08:59 AM   #15
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thincat, thanks for all your advice, I will call them see what they say.

As for the sump I have the correct silicone, however it is black which is why I could not use it on the tank. To be safe I think I will cut out what I can see on the inside of the tank, reseal and maybe put some metal corner strips on the outside of the tank just to make sure. Like you say its a lot of water and i done like swimming in my front room.

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Old 03-14-2010, 09:04 AM   #16
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Just remember that the sump is part of your system, so it should be safe there to. Water runs from your main tank through your sump and back to your main tank.
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Old 03-14-2010, 09:29 AM   #17
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"thanks for all your advice, I will call them see what they say".
Please let us know what they say.
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Old 03-15-2010, 01:25 AM   #18
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All the manufacture says is, its not for aquariums. They wont tell me why or what is in it.

I am going to cut out and reseal cant take the risk. Thanks for all your advice im sure I will be back very soon with my next problem.

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It must be the "secret receipt"!
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LOL I thought that was only ment for KFC Chicken....
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