Let's talk worst case scenarios: Leaks, and how to prepare for/prevent them - Page 2 - The Planted Tank Forum

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post #16 of 18 (permalink) Old 02-01-2013, 10:05 PM
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Leaks

I had a leak and use the rock putty it will cure under water so I found the leak jammed a wad of that into the area and presto the water stopped pouring out....bought me enough time to get a second tank. I wouldn't count that as a never fail method but each case is different i had a small area leak.....on a corner seam little bigger than a pin....If you have a seam open up ie catostrophic fail, a 55 gallon rubbermade trash can only used for fish water and a syphon with a squeeze bulb can get as much water out of the tank to save for fish in need of a new home. I have had both happen....both on tanks I was given because people got tired of them

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post #17 of 18 (permalink) Old 02-01-2013, 10:27 PM
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The worst case scenario would be an electrical fire. Make sure you use a socket with GFCI.
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post #18 of 18 (permalink) Old 02-02-2013, 01:27 AM
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Lol agreed Shortfin....

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