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    Tank Repair

    Hi all, I'm going to look at a multibay filter in a couple of hours with a view to stripping the sections out and using the tank for my anoxic pond.

    I'm not sure what material it is yet but was wondering if anyone could tell me if it is feasible to repair any unwanted holes etc and the best wat to go about it?

    Here's a pic of the tank..

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    Thanks for any advice.



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    It'll be fiber glass mate you can buy patch repair kits I believe

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    Thanks Johnathan. The thing that was throwing me is the lack of bolts/screws/rivets on the external sides of the tank. The Kockney Koi tanks have them to secure the partitions but this one doesn't seem to have any.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Point View Post
    Thanks Johnathan. The thing that was throwing me is the lack of bolts/screws/rivets on the external sides of the tank. The Kockney Koi tanks have them to secure the partitions but this one doesn't seem to have any.
    Dose if you zoom in you can See the flat bolt heads

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ajm View Post
    Dose if you zoom in you can See the flat bolt heads

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    Could always leave the bolts in place grind down on the inside a little and run some more ha6 or the likes around them

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    Yeah, I saw those but they don't look to be in the same position as the partitions.. I suppose I'll see better when I go look at it

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ajm View Post
    Could always leave the bolts in place grind down on the inside a little and run some more ha6 or the likes around them
    I was thinking something similar.. I'm gonna insulate the outside and make a frame for it, then clad it, so I could always turn the bolts the other way around so the flat head is on the inside. Anything sticking out would then be hidden.

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    All sounds good mate be good to see a build thread on it see how well it works

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    The pond is a way off yet bud.. looks like next year now. I'm collecting materials and everything I need in the meantime but I'll take a few pics and post the build up when I do it. Got to build a sieve as well which I'll try and get done over the winter.

    At the moment I feel like I've bitten off more than I can chew with the whole garden remodel and pond build

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    Thanks for your help Jonathan, it is fibreglass so easy to take out the existing connections and repair the holes. The bolts for the partitions are also there as you thought and have been covered in black silicon so they are hard to see.. pick it up tomorrow hopefully

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    Quote Originally Posted by Point View Post
    Thanks for your help Jonathan, it is fibreglass so easy to take out the existing connections and repair the holes. The bolts for the partitions are also there as you thought and have been covered in black silicon so they are hard to see.. pick it up tomorrow hopefully
    Sounds ideal mate Tank Repair

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ajm View Post
    Sounds ideal mate Tank Repair
    It's 150mm lower than advertised so the water level is going to be very high if I double stack the anoxic baskets but I think I can make it work. It's about as close to ideal as I'm going to find I think. It was a steal at £50 and as a bonus it's only about a mile from my house.

    The fella has shut his pond down so is also selling a cetus sieve and a nexus soon but think I'll make my own sieve as I originally planned.

 

 

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