55 gallon O'dell seam

jessejba

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Hello! i recently picked up an older model 55 gallon O'dell off of facebook, and when i went to leak test it, the whole seam on one corner is completely shot.
How should i go about repairing this, IE what type of sealant should I use? I am fairly capable as far as fixing things, so just looking for a direction to go!
 

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Hello and welcome to the forum! :hi:

Will you please upload a photo of the tank corner? Do you mean the silicone popped off? That is normal for an old tank. It pretty simple to re-silicone a tank. (Depending on the damage dealt...)
 

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Most fish stores sell sealant.id start there. I read of others that have used other commercial sealants but not sure which ones
 

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I have a similar 55 gallon tank I bought around 1995-96 and I used dow corning aquarium sealant on IT but any non-toxic sealer would probably work.
 
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I have a similar 55 gallon tank I bought around 1995-96 and I used dow corning aquarium sealant on IT but any non-toxic sealer would probably work.
Would 100% silicone gorilla caulk be fine or would that be toxic?
 

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