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    I found a 45 ga bowfront tank on Craigslist, here in town. It is currently being used. I looked at it, its very clean, has a couple of fish. Shes had the tank for 10 years. It has double the filter power using 2 bio wheel filters.

    Should I plan on sealing all the seams if I buy it? I mean, how long does an aquarium last? Thanks

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    If it's currently set up and has no leaks I'd say it's good to go. I love my 46 gallon bowfront, it's a great looking tank.

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    +1 to the above

    If the silicone looks good, it is still holding water, and it has not sat a long time without water in it, you should be fine

    But having said that, you can easily re-seal the tank if you are worried about leaks
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    Thank you for your input...I am currently "negotiating" a price....

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    Would it be rude to ask what shes asking?
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    $200. Includes very sturdy stand and many extras

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    I believe she'll take $150

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    That's a decent deal, all things considered...offer $125 cash, see what she says
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    I did, but her hubby says no. They're going out of town for a week, I'm thinking I better snap it up at 150

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