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sump leaking?

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Yesterday I got a new to me 180 from steelhead. move went well. but now I'm noticing a slow possible seal leak from the bottom of the sump tank. which is  a 40 gallon breeder. Thinking the bulk head was leading to the leak I tightened that. Hopefully that was problem but i would like some insight on this. If anyone has a extra sump they are willing to part with shoot me a PM that way I get an email being I'm still very busy getting stuff figured out. As of now I have the skimmer and filter socks on to help clear up the tank and keep the coral and rock alive. 

Fish are in my frag system for the time being. 

 

Thanks in advance

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Did you attach the bulk head with the threads inside the tank or outside? If you wipe everything down and then watch, you should be able to tell if the leak is coming from the bulkhead or the tank seams.

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blue lined notebook paper works good to find where a leak is coming from, as it soaks up the water the lines with run towards the source of the leak. Maybe place a piece under the bulk head and up against the bottom rim of the sump where you think it might be leaking. 

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