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How do you SAFELY break apart a cracked tank?

Discussion in 'Equipment & DIY Ideas' started by Andrewtfw, Aug 13, 2012.

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    OK. Here's the link for a video on tank patching:

    <iframe width="560" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/-rUewc64KsQ" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-rUewc64KsQ


     
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    I'd tape it up with duct or painters tape, then break it.
     
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    Thanks for the tip. It was not an aquarium. It was a critter cage designed for reptiles. I am sure that your suggestion would have worked well had I desired to keep the tank. I have since replaced the tank with a reptile rack.
    Thanks again for your suggestion. I will keep it in mind in case I have a tank with an issue in the future.
     
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    That would help remove the majority of the glass, but would likely result in small pieces bordering the edges. Anyhow, it's done and there was little mess, so I am pleased.
     

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