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Old 07/03/2018, 05:20 PM   #1
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Pinhole leak in soft plumbing

I have a pinhole leak in one of my pipes. Is there a way to fix it without replacing the pipe? If so, how?


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Old 07/03/2018, 05:24 PM   #2
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The same two part epoxy that you use to mount coral draws can fill a pin hole.
Someone at HD told me to use that on my tank many years ago before we started using it to mount frags.
Actually before people started fragging.


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Old 07/03/2018, 05:31 PM   #3
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Thanks!


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Old 07/03/2018, 05:33 PM   #4
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No problem.
I was shocked when I left the hobby and came back and saw the same two part epoxy being used to mount frag rocks.


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Old 07/04/2018, 07:23 AM   #5
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"soft plumbing" makes me assume vinyl tubing.
If so simply get a double barb fitting and cut out the pinhole leak and put the barb in to join the 2 ends..
Use cable ties if underwater or metal hose clamps if not..

If vinyl tubing I would not use 2 part plumbers epoxy as its hard and the tubing can flex/distort right away from it..


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Old 07/07/2018, 08:06 PM   #6
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As a temporary fix you can wrap it in electrical tape. This will stop or at least slow the leak until you come up with a permanent solution.


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