My tank cracked

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  1. oliver

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    An hour ago my tank cracked one of its side panel and I had to do an emergancy take down of my tank ,my fish and live rocks are all in the sump ad in buckets standing around the lounge all advice welcome in what I should do now.
     
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    Where are u based?
     
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    Abu Dhabi the middle east
     
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    add airstones and heaters if needed
     
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    Sorry to hear.
     
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    If I was you I would go to the nearest fish store and ask them to keep your fish and live rock until you can replace or fix your tank, depending on the size of the fish of course.
     
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    Fish all moved to a friends spare set up until I have repaired my tank,side panel cracked because of it not having been glued on straight .Can blame no one but myself for not having checked all my panels after I glued them,well you learn from your mistakes.Lucky for me it happend now and not when I am coming home for a visit to SA.
     
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    Tank to be repared this week and then it will be tested for a month and then restarted
     
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    almost back on track. Good luck with the water tests. Use freshwater for the test.
     
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    Thanks
     
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    Tank has been restarted today ,will wait for a week before returning my life rock to the tank.
     
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    how about a picture or two of the repair work?

    Glad to hear you are winning
     
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    I hope I will manage to upload photos
     
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    Pm me if you have issues
     
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    Here are some before and after pics[​IMG]

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    Good as new:thumbup::thumbup:
     
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