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Re: Tank repair

On Thu, 30 Jul 1998, Kudzu wrote:

> >>A frame is just that, a frame.  It adds nothing to the structure of
> the tank, but just looks pretty, and helps cover up the glue on the
> seams.<<
> Sorry but it adds much to strength of the tank, the frame is what
> holds the tank together! Without it once it is full of water the joint
> spreads apart and stretches the silicone sealing the glass till it
> breaks and a flood of water pours out.

If the tank is that bad throw it out!  The frame is not designed to hold the
tank together.  You are just going to cause more trouble than you will save.
I can smell that wet mouldy carpet now.....  :-)