2.5 gallon slate bottom - Page 3
Planted Tank Forums
Your Tanks Image Hosting *Tank Tracker * Plant Profiles Fish Profiles Planted Tank Guide Photo Gallery Articles

Go Back   The Planted Tank Forum > General Planted Tank Forums > Planted Nano Tanks

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-11-2011, 11:30 PM   #31
Planted Tank Enthusiast
boringname's Avatar
PTrader: (1/100%)
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: los angeles
Posts: 540

Originally Posted by JonahHart View Post
Have you tested the tank for leaks? Super important. I picked up a metal framed tank like yours and no matter how I resealed it it continued to leak... after a few weeks I gave in. Now it holds all of my aquarium supplies.
If it has the original hood its worth around $70 on ebay regardless of leaks.

Silicon sealant will never stick to the slate. Sometimes these old tanks can be fixed by pouring boiling water into them until the tar becomes soft and fills in the leaks.
boringname is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT. The time now is 03:52 PM.

Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright Planted Tank LLC 2012