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Old 12-04-2010, 12:55 AM   #21
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Fifteen-Hundred Gallon Aquarium Bursts At Pet Store - WHO
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WHOA.. that was fast. IM gonna assume that was the owner I saw dive out of the way?
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Tragic!


One of my worst nightmares, doesn't matter on what scale.
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But it was thankful that there were no fish in there at the time
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Old 12-06-2010, 12:48 PM   #27
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I do believe that was the owner of the store running out of the way. Originally I was told he was behind the tank, but I don't think he was.

Still haven't heard if insurance is going to cover everything, but I can't imagine that it wouldn't, it's an aquarium store. so they better have breakage insurance coverage! As for it covering a replacement tank in total, that I don't know. I know they have been quoted a replacement tank. I imagine a 1500 gallon custom acrylic tank would be in the neighborhood of $3000-$5000, but that's a total guess.

+1 on no fish. Also it was a FW fill only so no salt either. Don't know if it was just tap water (I'm guessing so) or RO/DI.
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Still haven't heard if insurance is going to cover everything,
I believe that in the video the woman said that insurance will cover the damages if I am correct.
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Yeah but we'll see if they pay for a new tank
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That would be awesome if they did. Where would they find another one that large?
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