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post #11 of 13 Old 01-15-2011, 11:59 PM Thread Starter
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Alright, it came off pretty easy just like DKRST said it would. I went and bought some marineland silicone from my LFS and put some on after and it seems like its gonna work. Thanks for your help everyone, it really was a crisis.
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post #12 of 13 Old 01-19-2011, 10:44 PM
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Originally Posted by MrWynO14 View Post
Is it safe to use a type of 100 percent silicone from a hardware store like Home Depot, or do I have to get a certain kind from a local fish store?
Glad everything worked out.

And to answer your question (better late than never), any brand that says, "100% pure silicone" is suposed to be safe for fish. Many brands will also say on the packaging, "aquarium safe" or, "safe for use in aquariums", or something like that. I do always insist on seeing the aquarium claim before purchasing, just to be on the safe side, but you don't have to go to the fish store, though this is always a good bet to find it.


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post #13 of 13 Old 01-21-2011, 08:11 PM
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I say buy a new tank! :P Just because new tanks are awesome.

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