Discussion in 'ASAP' started by marks48, Feb 27, 2008.
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Agreed with the advice given.
Get a new tank.
ditto here as well, my original 58g oceanic busted at a seam, had it repaired and it's held up really well but it was nearly $300 to have it fixed so I'd say time for new also, plus a good professional repair job normally takes 1-2 weeks anyway
Man, I can't count the tanks I have repaired and that are still in use with absolutley no problems what so ever. Its not that freaking hard! You just have to take you time and do it right the first time.
Even though its only a 10 gallon like you said its 85 bucks verses maybe 15 and some of your time.
But I like Reefguru's answer better, "natures way of telling you to get a bigger tank"
Theres a 125 gallon tank 9in my area for only 300 bux.....comes with stand, lights, filter, etc....want phone numba? lol
i have an extra 28 gallon bow with stand in pittsburgh
If they were in Chicago I would most likely take you up on that 125..
Really guys it isn't that hard to fix them and when done they can look like they just came out of the factory. All you have to do is take you time to make sure you clean all or the old silicone off the mating surface's and it will never leak.
dont repair.. replace.. the broken glass can broke again now that is damaged..
remove it and replace with a new one of the same thickness..
or.. buy a bigger tank
I hear everyone, and most likely they are going to be correct, however I refuse to give up!!!! I was able to get a large 45 gallon tank at work for free and as I was dumping the water out it hit the ground and shattered the side glass pane. I removed the glass and took in to the local glass cutter to get an exact fit. Taking the pane out was a b**** and I destroyed the top shroud but figured I would be able to glue it back in so you would not be able to see it. I'm now at the set of installing the new pane I will let you know how it goes. I have special glue I was going to put in-between where the glass meets then silicone all corners! I'll keep you updated as to my progress.
The reef gods are sending you a serious message.
*starts planting peashooters*
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