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Hello guys I just got my waterbox reef 130.4 on Friday I just noticed there is is air bubbles or missing cualk between the back corner of glass.... Here a few pictures what yall think I know its hard to tell

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Not acceptable even on an aqeon or discount tank. I'd return it.
 
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I agree with u.... But the seam should be 100% there should not be missing silicone... Trust me I would love to fill it
You paid a premium for a waterbox. You got a poorly mad discount tank. It's very simple. It's not what you paid for. Your correct to expect replacement. Also it should be a 20 year warranty. Not 4. Get a new tank. Good luck.
 
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There sending a new tank it ships tomorrow... I have to throw other tank away
That's almost unbelievable that they're going to just eat the entire thing. That's gotta hurt 'em... but good for you!

Did you tell them that you were discussing the purchase in a very popular online reef keeping forum? Because that would certainly motivate them.
 
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That's almost unbelievable that they're going to just eat the entire thing. That's gotta hurt 'em... but good for you!

Did you tell them that you were discussing the purchase in a very popular online reef keeping forum? Because that would certainly motivate them.
Yea I did.... I told them was talking about this on reeftoreef and brs Facebook.... Now I have figure how to get rid of this bad tank don't if I can just put it in trash
 
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Sup guys I received my replacement tank everything is perfect with it but noticed that on the bottom glass at the corner the foam pad or tank is not touching the stand is this normal?? Also stand reads level but tank reads not level heres a picture thanks
 

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Looks like a rather lengthy gap in that pic, but its a weird angle. Need another pic or two. Use a flashlight to show length of gap on front and side edge.
Here's a few pics it looks like the foam pad has been cut on a angle on all corners so maybe that why it looks like that
Still don't under stand why stand is level but tank is not
 

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Even If the bottom of the tank is not touching the stand... Also stands reads level tank reads not level
The photo looks like compressed foam in the corner i bet as it gets filled things start looking better.
 

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Even If the bottom of the tank is not touching the stand... Also stands reads level tank reads not level
The weight of the water will compress everything. I have a 200 gallon with a corner like that. I say run it.
 

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Level the tank, put an inch or so water in and check it by measuring down from the upper corners of the tank. Don't worry about the stand or the gap, it's just the foam.
 
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OK one my question wen the foam compresses will it level the tank... Stand read level but tank read out of level
If the stand is level like you said it was, then the tank should be level too. How far out is it? Could you post photos of the levels so we can see?
 
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If the stand is level like you said it was, then the tank should be level too. How far out is it? Could you post photos of the levels so we can see?
Here's a few picture of tank level
 

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