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Glass aquarium in the garden?

 
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I found a large old aquarium for sale, cheap because it's dirty and owner isn't sure if it doesn't leak. I could fix any leaks with silicon, but we do have winters here... and it's too large for me to bring it inside when temperatures go down. I can empty it for winter, but it would still have to stay outside. Will the glass not break? Could I just keep some plants in soil in the aquarium till next spring?
 
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We used to leave aquariums outside in the snow with no problems (empty as well as full of stuff). Unless you have a real freaky temp change and the glass is covered in ice and in direct sun on an unseasonably warm day, I think you're good.  
 
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