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post #16 of 20 (permalink) Old 06-20-2012, 12:13 PM Thread Starter
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I settled on flourite because it's the only one I found locally. I will be washing this weekend if it doesn't rain so I can spread it out on a towel to dry. The one bag is more than enough, which is great because that stuff is so expensive!
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post #17 of 20 (permalink) Old 06-20-2012, 01:35 PM
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I have two of these...well, HAD two of them. The two of these sat side by side and looked great. One of them spring a leak Sunday night. It had been up and running for about 6 months. The bottom seam across the back of the tank seems to have split.

As much as I liked the look and size, I don't think I will get another. I am already going to be worried about the other one if I don't replace it. I am considering picking up a 10 or 15 gallon to replace it with and maybe replacing the other one as well.

Sorry to throw a damper on your thread, but I figured it is better to share my experience so you can keep an eye out for trouble with yours.

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I fell in love with this type of tank so much though... I plan on upgrading to a rimless 12 gallon long in the future.
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post #19 of 20 (permalink) Old 06-21-2012, 02:11 AM Thread Starter
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Sorry to throw a damper on your thread, but I figured it is better to share my experience so you can keep an eye out for trouble with yours.
Thanks for the heads up! Maybe if I have time I will run a bead of silicone along the bottom edge before I start filling it up.
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I tried that and the stupid things were huge... I find it extremely annoying when I have to scroll side to side to view pics like that. I'll try shrinking them down before I save them next time...but I kinda suck at that...
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