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Old June 25th 11, 09:06 PM posted to rec.aquaria.freshwater.misc
Andy Pastuszak[_5_]
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Default Getting a 55 Gallon Tank

On 2010-10-30 16:07:26 -0400, John Smith said:

On 10/13/2010 11:47 AM, Andy wrote:
On Oct 11, 12:42 am, Andy wrote:

Well, I am finally getting the tank tomorrow night. Won't be able to
test how well it holds water until probably the weekend, since it's going
to rain the rest of the week here.


Got the tank today. It's a old 55 gallon Oceanic tank. I can't
believe how THICK the glass and silicone sealant is. Hopefully I'll
get it set up over the weekend. Need to decide what kind of filter I

Well? How is the tank working out?

I am thinking there might have been a good chance it would still be
without leaks ... silicone is some very tough stuff ... I have tanks
20-30 years old which still have not been resealed.


The tank is sitting in my family room right now full of gravel waiting
for water. Been very lazy about getting the whole thing together. I'm
hoing to add water to it this weekend. I have a flat screen TV mounted
above it. Soon as it's up, I'll post a picture.