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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-15-2017, 11:52 PM Thread Starter
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Center brace repair-fiber fix? Epoxy?

Center brace beginning to crack in center.
Wondering if i could just use some fiber fix on it as it it super cheap and quick
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If you use another piece of acrylic or wood to splice the two sides together, it would be sturdier.

I am not familiar with Fiber Fix, so am unsure if it will be suitable for fixing the crack.

Ideally, you would drain your aquarium to fix it, since you'll need some way to clamp the two sides together to keep the brace from separating further while you're fixing it. The last thing you want is to have all the contents of your aquarium on the floor

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Depending on the size of the tank I'd silicone in a piece of glass as a center brace. That was a standard on Oceanic tanks before they were bought out and cheapened.

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Size of tank? Have pics? Is this a plastic center brace we are talking about?

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