Pinhole leak in seal!!!!! HEEEELP!!!!

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    AdeptMrSniffles I have a Blue Thumb

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    Hello all,

    It's been a VERY long time since I've actually post on here. Wish I could get into a whole story but right now its 5am and during the past 24hrs I've had to top off my sump with a lot more water than I've usually done. REASON being is because i the back corner of the tank I spotted a pinhole leak!!!

    My question is: Is there anything that I can do to stop the leak from the outside or is this only going to be solved by a drain and repair?

    Kinda flippin out right now because its in the bottom 3in. exposed above the brace. What a perfect place for it to spring right????

    On top of it all today is my wifes birthday, which I'm going to be spending resolving this situation, and I'm starting Paramedic school on Monday. GOTTA LOVE IT!

    Any help is appreciated. Thanks guys and gals!
     
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    mariobrothersleeve squirrel

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    You have to drain. I'm sorry, it's not worth it any other way, you would be gone and the rest fails. Good luck and welcome back.
     
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    AdeptMrSniffles I have a Blue Thumb

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    Ya. Just got done transferring everything from my display into some 34G trashcans. With my luck one of THEM will have a leak. FML.
     
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    fastrd400 It wasn't me! Moderator

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    I just did the same thing at work. But mine was a 1300 gallon tank and we replaced all the seals.
     
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