I had the same problem years ago. I found some small mold spots on the inside of my cover. The condensation would leak back into the can with no visible results but the water and plastic would smell. Cleaned with bleach rinsed and refilled with no issues. To this day I will still bleach can...
If your tank is a glass tank with a plastic frame no problem. A properly made glass tank is strong enough not to flex that much. If it was a high point and made contact with glass it could stress and break.
I have a red coris with a yellow tail tamarin & divided leopard with no problems. The only real issue is the red is a very aggressive eater. The tank also has several dwarf angels. The red was added last as a juvenile an now has mature colors.
Need some advice. I have several pieces of LR in my frag tank that are now covered with bubble algae. Was wondering if it safe to just pull the rock scrub off the algae and spray with hydrogen peroxide. I know this works with different algae but will this help control future outbreaks?
Yes I like the Herculiner but I am sure other brands work. One thing if you use this or some of the other similar products make sure to mix properly. Some of these products do have a little texture. Just double check & make sure you have total coverage 2 coates might be needed.
I have made several stands and coated them with Herculiner. Several stands have been in use for over 10 years with no rust. It is easily applied with a brush. This is a rubberized product that is used to coat truck beds. Staqnds up great and is fairly cheap. Just make sure to buff down to bare...
Any suggestions on ph or water to muratic ratio to cook old LR?I have never used muratic acid to cook old rock before.I have used vinegar on small batches and worked well. This time I am cooking about 75 pounds in a 55 gallon Brute trash can. Suggestions appreciated.
Buff off the rust an replace bolts with Stainless bolts. You can prep an coat with herculiner bed liner. Cheaper then powdercoating. I have made three stands and no rust issues. The oldest stand has been in use for 12 years.