Terrible Advice Tuesdays (T.A.Tues): To ensure your bulkheads don’t leak, glue them to your tank with PVC cement.
The rest of the story: I about fell out of my chair (again) when I heard this one. A couple of things here:
#1: A bulkhead will form a good seal and not leak when installed correctly. No glue is needed.
#2: If you glued your bulkhead to your tank, if you ever wanted to remove it, good luck. Removing it will be a royal PITA especially considering how tight of a space you’d be working in.
Finally…as outlined in my No-Nonsense Guide To Setting Up A Saltwater Tank Vol 1 (currently on sale for 30% off), remember that the rubber gasket on the bulkhead goes on the inside of your tank!Browse the Store! Questions?