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My new tank has about 3 little scallops (quater sized) in the glass and it hurts my heart to see em can people suggest realistic ideas to make it look nice no pictures yet sorry.
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Any body have some ideas I might not have thought of ?
 

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Can you post a picture of the chips? and a further out pic so we can see where exactly they are on the tank?
 

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I can unfortunately I don't have pics or ability to get em up untill I get wireless...
They are on the front glass top right corner as you look at the tank.....
they are right at the tippy top and go down 3 or 4 inches about 3 lscallops very shallow and about hte size of a quater.
 

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the only thing I can think of is when you get a chip in your windshield they sort of remelt the glass, but I dont think that would work with a tank. I think youre stuck with it. maybe hopefully I am wrong though.
 

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It might just be a good place to store the Mag-Float.....
 

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magnetic glass cleaner. Is the tank drilled on the bottom or in the back? If its on the bottom just turn the tank around. Otherwise Butch has an excellent idea.
 

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Call a windshield repair repair place. They should be able to at least tell you if they can be repaired.
 

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I called a few auto glass places they all said they can not do it period !!!
They would hve to drill it.
 

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Are you building a canopy for it? if so just make it long enough to cover thos chips.
 

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I read your previous post and feel your pain. You're not going to like what I'm about to say but you may want to buy a new tank for $300-$400. If you can't disguise the damage, it may drive you crazy. Without pix, it's tough to know what you're dealing with. I think of it this way. When you're done with lights, skimmers, animals, rock, gizmos, etc, you'll have atleast $3k+ into this deal. Replacing the tank now, is 10% of the overall cost!
 

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tanks look cool when you shoot them! especially when they are full and you use a shotgun...

to get the coral to grow up there just put a rock with some of them against the glass nearby and the coral will work its way over there.
 

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I read your previous post and feel your pain. You're not going to like what I'm about to say but you may want to buy a new tank for $300-$400. If you can't disguise the damage, it may drive you crazy. Without pix, it's tough to know what you're dealing with. I think of it this way. When you're done with lights, skimmers, animals, rock, gizmos, etc, you'll have atleast $3k+ into this deal. Replacing the tank now, is 10% of the overall cost!

A new tank would probably run closer to the $600 to $800 range for a 180, I got a fairly good deal and mine was $630 and it isn't a reef ready.
 

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Yes teh reef ready 180 is almsot 900 at the lfs anyway I am going to buy black L molding to match the top and bottom and silicone it on there...

If anyone asks it has that side molding cause it is a custom tank duh...
shh
 
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