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Old 03/08/2008, 11:03 AM   #1
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underwater glue??

I have an acrylic corner overflow in my glass tank.....the overflow is sealed in there with silicone and some "other" type of glue. after about 7+ yrs there is a section of the silicone that is "flapping" a little......can I use silicone or some other type of glue that can be applied underwater and will it seal? I dont see any leaks, but I want to stay ahead of any problems


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Old 03/09/2008, 09:00 AM   #2
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bump...any thoughts??


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Old 03/09/2008, 10:03 AM   #3
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Unfortunatly I do not think anyone will have an answer for you.

I just resealed a tank like yours. I would consider draining the tank to fix it with silicone.


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Old 03/09/2008, 11:03 AM   #4
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The only thing I know that can be used underwater is Mr. Sticky's underwater glue. It is a 2 part that is mixed together. It is reef safe if mixed properly and you can use a syringe to apply it. Its drawbacks are that its messy to work with and drys white. They sell it at Drs Foster And Smith.


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Old 03/09/2008, 11:39 AM   #5
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i use superglue gel underwater all the time


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Old 03/09/2008, 12:11 PM   #6
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I would not superglue an overflow to glass


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Old 03/09/2008, 12:17 PM   #7
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drain is the only way


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Old 03/09/2008, 02:25 PM   #8
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a small peice of silicone is only flapping and there is no leak. i wasnt saying superglue the overflow, just superglue the flapping silicone down to keep it from pulling further


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