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Nicknac44 08-09-2009 10:28 PM

Resealing a 30g Tank!
 
Hey everyone...I recently took a 30g tank for free and found out that it has a leak on the bottom. I have scrapped the filling and now i need some advice to resealing! Im plannin on useing all purpose silicon...any suggestions?

onefish2fish 08-10-2009 04:43 AM

your going to want to use either aquarium safe silicon or 100% silicon with no additives. i personally would scrape that entire seam as clean as possible with a razor blade and then re-seal the entire seam in one shot. silicon sticks best glass to glass.

it may be cheaper/less of a headache to pickup another used or even new 30 gallon tank.


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