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Old 09-12-2011, 12:05 AM   #1
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noticed a chip in my glass :-(

Well, This tank has been up and running for around 2 months now and today I was messing with the background and noticed a chip in the glass..

The piece looked a little discolored and I touched it and the glass piece just fell out in my hand, I guess the movers chipped it bringing it in the house..

They were (friends) so not much I can do about it.

Its not leaking or anything thank god.. but do I need to do anything to it to strengthen or repair it? This is a 280 gallon tank and the glass is really thick. I think it will be ok because the chip does not appear to have gone all the way through the glass.

I just don't want to come home to a flooded house and dead fishies!

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Old 09-12-2011, 12:43 AM   #2
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Where is the crack? Just one of the sides? As long as there's still a decent amount of glass to glass thickness/contact the tank should be fine. There's really nothing to my knowledge that can be done to strengthen it.
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Yeah its on the back side in the middle where the 2 panes of glass meet. sorry for the sideways picture my computer would not cooperate to let me flip it around.
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You can put some epoxy resin in there or that stuff they use to repair car windshields. I don't really know what I would do, that size tank is serious business.
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