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04-29-2010, 11:27 PM #11Member CoryCat
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Originally Posted by tanks4thememories
How would I take the old one off without damaging the tank? Guessing just place the new one on and silicone it, once the old one is off and the tank is cleaned totally?
Thanks again all
04-30-2010, 12:10 AM #12
a 2x4 and a rubber mallet worked for me .... and i got my frames for really cheap from http://cciaquarium.com/ i think 2 frames was $30 shippedScott
2 redear sunfish
2 hybrid bluegill
1 craw dad
1 smallmouth bass
this became my sons tank s.a chiclids
3 indian dwarf puffers
still gonna add some soon
04-30-2010, 12:46 AM #13
I'd like to add that what I said above is what I did with my 135 Gallon and it's held for years.
1G Planted Betta tank, 1.5G Planted Betta tank, 10G Planted Swordtail Fry tank,
10G Neolamprologus Multifasciatus (Shell Dweller) tank. Empty/Work in Progress 135G, 40GB, 2 x 20GL, 2 x 10G
My aquarium (and more) videos on YouTube
04-30-2010, 01:08 AM #14
0Originally Posted by tigger1
Something else you may want to look at, a 55g in many areas can be bought used for $50 or so. After you put in money for the frame, and the time involved, it may not be worthwhile replacing it. Could sell the tank on craigslist for someone using it as a dry tank for reptiles or furry pets.
04-30-2010, 01:28 AM #15
0Originally Posted by scotty
PS personally I prefer restoring it to factory condition over replacing it or other types of repairs.
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04-30-2010, 04:25 AM #16Member CoryCat
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Thanks guys for all the options. I'll go over them with hubbie and see which will work best for the situation.
You guys are great
01-16-2014, 10:45 AM #17
This thread is almost four years old.300 gallon mega tank: sailfin pleco, clown loaches, silver dollars, roseline sharks, congo tetras, new world cichlids
75 gallon community tank: bolivian rams, black skirt tetras, dwarf neon rainbowfish, corys, harlequin rasboras, otos, bristlenose and bulldog plecos, assassin snails, various shrimp
60 gallon goldfish tank: fancy goldfish
01-16-2014, 12:12 PM #18
Spammer is now gone and this old thread is closedIf you take your time to do the research FIRST, you can successfully set-up and keep ANY type of aquarium with ease.
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