Originally Posted by newbiefish34
Gilcano did an awesome job re sealing a tank I'd probably ask him or look for his thread on doing it .
I saw his thread and I noticed via his pictures that he left the top trim on. It just seems to me that the proper way to do it would be to remove the top to ensure that all of the silicone is new and adheres.
I'm worried that if I leave the top trim on and then try to apply new silicone to the rest of the tank, then where the new and old silicone meet up by the top trim, the seal might not work properly.