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OMG! In my many years of having aquariums I never thought this would happen! Last night at 2 am the back of my 110 ...
OMG! In my many years of having aquariums I never thought this would happen! Last night at 2 am the back of my 110 gallon aquarium busted out and all the water and fish went all over my apartment! The way it busted you can tell it gave way right in the middle of the glass from the pressure right in the center. Since it was a tall tank the glass was almost square so it broke right in the center down to the two bottom corners. The crack goes from the right bottom corner makes a perfect arch up the the center of the glass and archs again to the bottom left corner. I have no idea what I am supposed to do. This is obviously a break due to the aquarium failing. So I am now wondering if I should hold All Glass responsible for replacing it or the pet store. I already clled the pet store and waiting for a phone call. But now I need to go get a steam cleaner to suck up the rest of this water!
This is terrible! A two week old brand new tank?? Certainly All Glass is responsible and your pet store should help you out as far as getting a replacement quickly. One or the other need to step up. In addition to the replacement of the tank what about the fish cost (and susequent loss) and carpet cleaning cost? I'd get those receipts together and prepare to write a nice forceful letter* on why you should receive complete compensation for all expenses incurred. What a shame this happened!
Wowza! So sorry this happened to you.
Definitely try to take some pictures. Do you know if All Glass gave you some sort of warranty?
I have a carpet cleaner that is really good at sucking up water and it has been a life saver with some of the spills I have made during water changes.
I might have to take you up on writing that letter because if I write it, it is going to contain a few choice words and I dont think that will help! I just took some pictures Ill post them as soon as I figure out how. I am waiting on my BF to bring back a steam cleaner.
I'll be happy to write it! I've always been pretty successful with these types of issues. Keep all receipts, take lots of pictures. This is such a drag. Did you purchase from a chain pet store or a LFS?