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Old 12-21-2011, 12:36 AM   #1
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Leaking Tank

I have a new to me, 46 gal hexagon tank. It's showing signs of a leak, near the top. The black lip that goes around the tank is cracked in one spot and it's dribbling down the side of the tank. Can I save this tank if I take my husbands silicone (he's a plumber) and try to seal it myself? I was thinking I'd do it when I do my regular pwc so not to stress my fish out. Or should I be looking for a new tank pronto? I've never had a leak before.. :-(
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Old 12-21-2011, 01:16 AM   #2
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You can get Aquarium Silicone Sealant (pure silicone) and fix it, but it needs to dry for 48-72 hours before getting wet! I hope this helps you! And make sure you remove the old sealant before applying the new
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Old 12-21-2011, 11:28 AM   #3
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Thank you I'll admit there was a small part if me that was hoping someone was going to say no! You can't fix it, you need a newer bigger tank! lol!
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Thank you I'll admit there was a small part if me that was hoping someone was going to say no! You can't fix it, you need a newer bigger tank! lol!
Haha! I meant, you can't fix it, get a new bigger tank!
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Lol! Well I fixed it and I got a newer bigger tank too
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Lol! Well I fixed it and I got a newer bigger tank too
Lol! That's awesome
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