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My Tetra tank is leaking!

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My Tetra tank is leaking!

Post by Biulu on Fri Nov 11, 2016 9:57 am

This tank was bought new by me 2 years ago and was built in April 2014 according to the factory. There is no scratch, no fissure whatsoever. And it is leaking a lot!

I thought that Tetra was a good brand, but now I am not so sure anymore.... Anyway, letting the tank dry and will get the silicon out; the leak is at the bottom.

Is it better to take off the old silicon, or should I simply put more silicon on top and around?
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Re: My Tetra tank is leaking!

Post by Fores41 on Fri Nov 11, 2016 10:45 am

If you go over the old Silicone make sure you go to new glass and redo all seems as Silicone does not stick to silicone for sealing. I would also use a vinegar wipe then dry, on the glass. Hope all works out for you.
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Re: My Tetra tank is leaking!

Post by GaryE on Fri Nov 11, 2016 2:18 pm

I take out the old silicone. Then I always manage to make a total disaster of the tank as I re-apply with the finesse of a drunk with a hammer...
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