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Old 03-04-2014, 02:04 AM   #1
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Leaking filter

My one filter was leaking, I sealed it with silicone, but I'm just wondering is this actually going to hold? Is it trustworthy?
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My one filter was leaking, I sealed it with silicone, but I'm just wondering is this actually going to hold? Is it trustworthy?
Silicone holds your tank together so, yes it will hold as long as you let it cure
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Silicon is a chemical element. Silicone is a product made from silicon (and/or other elements). I'm assuming you were trying to correct me?
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Silicon is a chemical element. Silicone is a product made from silicon (and/or other elements). I'm assuming you were trying to correct me?
Actually no I really wasn't. Auto correct spelled it like that. I'm saying its the same thing as what's on your aquarium
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I'm confused. Before there was just a replying saying silicon... Was that my app messing up? Or was it actually there.
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I don't think you can delete comments unless you are an admin.

On topic, yes silicon should work. In the future, if it's a HOB filter and it's leaking around the motor it could be you need a new 'O' ring. Just throwing it out there
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I tried looking and it looks like it's all one piece though, so I'm not sure how I would have gotten it open.
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Old 03-04-2014, 02:49 AM   #8
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Hmm... so mine is similar to the guy in this video's. Start at 1:20 he shows how to take it off. Yours may be different though.
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I'm confused. Before there was just a replying saying silicon... Was that my app messing up? Or was it actually there.
Haha to be honest, I didn't even know there was a difference between silicon and silicone
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Silicone is a building material, silicon is a valley In California... Duhhh
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