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Re: [APD] Glass Aquariums Aging

Mariano F. Bonfante wrote:
> What should be the life expectancy of the silicon rubber in aquarium 
> conditions? I was wondering if there would be sign of deterioration of it, 
> prior losing strength or adhesive capacity.

I would imagine you would start to see weeping before you suffered any 
catastrophic failure. I had a 40G tank once that wept from the joints. 
You would have never known it with freshwater, but the salt from my 
saltwater tank accumulated where the leaks were.

"He who throws dirt is sure to lose ground."

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