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Old 05-30-2012, 10:05 PM   #1
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Some advice on a Chip in my 75gal tank

I have a 75gal aquarium that I got with a Fluval 404 filter, a Penguin 350B filter, a 200w heater, a full 2 bulb light bar, two glass tops, and another small HOB filter. It came with a wooden stand with a door and storage space. All for $250.00.

Well, as I was cleaning it I notice a chip in the bottom corner. The chip does not go all the way to the silicone sealer. I've attached a couple of pictures of it. I did a lot of searching on the Internet and most of the info I read seem to say that if it's a chip in the corner, not a crack, and doesn't go as deep as the sealant, it should be find. Many said they had chips like this and never suffered a leak. Most of them said they just clean the chipped area with acetone and filled it with aquarium safe sealant. A few said they added a corner "frame" piece to top from the bottom of the edge the chip was on.

All in all, has anyone out there had a similar problem? Any advice?

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Old 05-31-2012, 05:34 PM   #2
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Hey! 30 people view this post and no one has any advice on this? Come on group...This forum is suppose to help people with questions & problems...Any one? Any one? Bueller? Bueller? Any one?
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Old 05-31-2012, 06:45 PM   #3
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Put some pictures up of the chip from every angle and some one will give you a educated answer. Without pics no one can tell you the best possible route to fix the chip.
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Put some pictures up of the chip from every angle and some one will give you a educated answer. Without pics no one can tell you the best possible route to fix the chip.
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Sorry...I thought I had attached the photos. Will do so now.
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Old 06-03-2012, 02:23 PM   #5
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No one has any suggestions? Really?
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Old 06-04-2012, 09:43 PM   #6
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This forum is the worst...I'll stick with Aquarium Forum.com. There at least people are helpful.
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Old 06-04-2012, 09:48 PM   #7
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I suggest putting silicone over it
Please don't expect insta-answers
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Im not 100% but it seems like some good old silicone is up for the job! I can't load the pics to see the chip though.
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You already know the answer to the question. Don't be a grumpy gills. I'd suggest filling the tank outside to make sure it holds. Other than that it appears to be cosmetic. Put the chip in the back and leave it.
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I suggest putting silicone over it
Please don't expect insta-answers
My question was posted on May 30, with pictures added on May 31. It's June 4th...I don't think I'm expecting "Insta-Answers" 5 days later after something like 40 people view my post.
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