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Old 04-19-2011, 05:39 PM   #11
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Particle board is saw dust/chips glued together... most cheap furniture is made out of it nowdays. Particle board + water = bubbles. That's probably what they're talking about. That's not a huge ordeal unless the stand just looks ridiculous. You can always reinforce with 2x4's if the need arises.
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omg buy it now. If you don't like the filter, buy another one. For the $100 a tank and stand of that quality is still a good idea.
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Old 04-19-2011, 05:39 PM   #13
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Good deal, but THAT color.... :P
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Alright, thanks for the insight Jon. My brother is gonna paint it for me this weekend while I'm at work, haha. Have no fear.
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No doubt, this will save me money to buy a high quality light.
Please, enough about the color! Haha, I'll paint it, yeesh!
Be sure and check for any hidden leaks. Not all can be fixed, even if you replace all the silicone.
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Yeah, and in case you didn't know... that color is just... [insert word here].
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I don't have a tape measure...would it be weird for me to ask them to measure it in front of me? Last time I bought a used tank I took the dimensions just to make sure I wasn't getting screwed.
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Be sure and check for any hidden leaks. Not all can be fixed, even if you replace all the silicone.
It's always a worry of mine with a used tank. I examine it heavily to make sure there are none, check the sealing and stuff...but you never know. That would suck, big time.
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You can.. but really, you should be able to tell that its a 55. And.. if anything, it would be bigger.
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I'll be able to tell, but still, I always like to be safe. I'll just take their word for it.
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