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Glass must be properly prepared as described. Apply the aquarium sealant to edge surface of the glass to be joined to the non-edge surface. After application of the sealant, the assembled glass components should be tightly placed in a fixture or jig to allow sealant to flow evenly between joined surfaces and to give support during the internal sealing of the aquarium.
Selected bead size appropriate for the size of aquarium being constructed. Apply the sealant into the center of the joint formed by the sections of glass. Tool the sealant immediately after application. Any excess sealant should be removed before the sealant is cured by suing a clean cloth and a suitable solvent such as MEK (methyl ethyl Ketone), TCE (trichlorethylene) or alcohol. Cured sealant can be trimmed with sharp blade. Allow sealant to cure at least 7 to 10 days before adding water and fish. This will ensure full cure and will allow the curing agent to totally dissipate.
REPAIR APPLICATION: The ASI Aquarium Silicone Sealant can be used to repair old or damaged aquariums. Remove all of the damaged sealant, clean area to be repaired with a clean cloth and a suitable solvent. Apply sealant as described above and tool. Check repaired aquarium for leaks before adding fish to tank. Fill aquarium with water and let sit for several days and check for any signs or leakage.