testing used aquarium - salt showing up on outdide

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    rrent

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    I've had my new- to- me 29 Bio cube running where I'm going to set it up with tap water as a test. No leaks, no water loss - but soft moist salt ( easy to wipe off with just my finger) wicking up from the bottom plastic. The spot is about 1/4 x 1/4".

    Any call for concern - I saw it up and running before purchase.
     
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    You can put aquarium glue on the inside to seal it.
     
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    grozier something smells fishy

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    My tank had that issue, but it has seemed to quit. Might be salt creep? I just wipe it off about once a week
     
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    Grozier - thanks, I tried to search it but couldn't remember the word creep - "salt migration" didn't turn up any usable results.
     
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