EEEEEEK!

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NOoooooooo!! My 75 gallon aquarium sprung a leak in the middle of the night!!! Must save the eels!!
 

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:shock: :(

Good luck with that.
 

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I've lived through that, too - only it was spotted early by our dog, who warned us about the leak!

Hope you managed to save the eels.

Nancy
 

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Good luck to you and the eels. When the water, ehem dust, clears will you let us knowif you patched or got a new tank. Curios how you went about it.

GOOD LUCK AGAIN :)
 

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Well, my eels are fine for now. One is in a bucket and the other is in a large rubbermaid plastic tub. I also have a small 10 gal tank which is temporarily housing my two damsels. Between those and other buckets, I managed to save about half of my water and had to discard the rest to stop the leaking.

When I have the time later today I will attempt to find the leak and seal it with lots of silicone.

I'm also seriously considering buying a tank my eel-food supplier (bait store) is selling. It is newer and in better condition than mine is. Mine has had some rough treatment before I bought it and don't want to deal with another disaster like this one. Also, this new one will come with filters and powerheads ( Could always use more of that), as well as a full hood, and better stand.

So maybe i'll patch mine up and sell it for the 75 dollars i got it for. (should have known for that price, huh? but being a student should justify that....)
 

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:shock:

Glad the eeks are fine, is the water leaking out slowly or quickly and are the eels freshies?
 

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joel_ang said:
:shock:

Glad the eeks are fine, is the water leaking out slowly or quickly and are the eels freshies?
the eeks are both salties. one is a snowflake moray and the other is a local species of fish which just looks like an eek.

I drained the aquarium, but when it was dripping out, it was almost a steady stream :shock:
 


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