Glass Chipped on Sump

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  1. Junz

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    HI Guys

    i was doing some maintenance and notice that small piece of glass on the corner of my Tank ( sump ) had been chipped, from what i can see it doesnt look like it is running but rather a small piece broke of, the glass is 6mm and i think the chipp is around 2mm deep and 1.5cm long. iv attached pics ...

    please tell me if i should silicone the chipped piece back on to the glass or just cover the chipped area with silicone or just leave it be ? also is it advisable to brace (over the corners where with 2pieces of glass meet) the outside of the tank where the chipp is ?

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  3. lIghty

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    looks like it won't run, perhaps just brace the outside with 2 small pieces of 4mm glass.
     
  4. leslie hempel

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    from the pics it doesnt look like anything major to be concerned about.
     
  5. Junz

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    Thanks Guys

    i feel much better now!

    oh my goose told me the same thing as you guys!!! but offcourse i didnt listen and had to come to MASA:) so it the couch for me tonight ...
     
  6. Andreas

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    Yip I agree with Lighty.If you have two pieces lying around just stick it there but I wont be too concerned:)
     
  7. zee

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    Hope your tank is in the same room as your couch:thumbup:
     
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    :lol::lol::lol: Glad to know I'm not the only one, but you know what, it's not that bad, quite fun actually, like camping in your lounge:lol:
     
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    :lol::lol::lol:
     
  10. nakoma

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    i will fax you a mop :whistling:


    nothing to worry about small chip hade lots of those through the years
     
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