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Old 03/16/2017, 04:11 PM   #1
0re0
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32 Biocube warning

Anyone else have a 32 biocube? Keep buckets and a trash bin close by hehe. I purchased new about 6 months ago and woke up 1am to water gushing on my feet. So i was trying to figure out what had happened and could not find any reason why it would all of a sudden crack like that. There was no damage to the sides or the seals or even any visible scratches. None of the rocks moved or tipped to cause damage. Its on a level surface with the biocube 32 stand. So comparing the 29 vs the new 32 the dimensional footprint is the same except an additional 3 inches in height. The added water volume apparently exceeds the threshold that the glass can handle which is disturbing considering that i had LR in there that decreased that pressure. It could just be a fluke and i got a dud but im just curious if anyone else had a similar exp with this product. Also any recommendations on a solid replacement tank around the same size? I did contact Coralife and they're sending me a replacement but i dont even think i can handle this happening again.


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Old 03/16/2017, 05:58 PM   #2
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What a terrible way to wake up. Sorry for you.

I have a Biocube. This would be devastating.


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Old 01/17/2019, 05:15 PM   #3
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biocube crack

There has to be a problem with these tanks. Mine lasted about 6 months and cracked. Coralife sent out a replacement and it cracked two weeks later. Both cracks were in the same place, left side at the bend in the glass (facing the front).


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Old 05/24/2019, 03:05 PM   #4
mroblero
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Mine cracked in the same place last Sunday

I've had this biocube for 18 months and it cracked. Not sure why it cracked, but I'll never use a biocube again. It's comforting to know that it hasn't just happened to me.


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Old 06/04/2019, 07:53 PM   #5
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Thanks for the info,I’ll stay away from these tanks.


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Old 06/05/2019, 07:32 AM   #6
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...and woke up 1am to water gushing on my feet.
Not a good surprise!


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