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TheFredPit
07-17-2012, 01:15 AM
I have future plans to breed fancy pleco's and have been looking for the perfect breeding tank that was large but not tall. I've seen the perfect one it was a 120gal 12" tall tank but don't know where to get one

Lady Hobbs
07-17-2012, 08:59 AM
A 120 gallon only 12" tall would have to be 10 ft long. Don't think they make them. What's wrong with a normal 120 gallon?

TheFredPit
07-17-2012, 04:24 PM
the tank I saw was about 5'x3'x1' and the reason I want a tank like this is so I can setup more spawning caves and keep more pleco's without fighting

Goes to 11!
07-17-2012, 04:32 PM
My 100G is 72"Lx18"dx17"h - That would be a decent footprint for some Plec breeding. :ssmile:
http://www.glasscages.com/gc2/prodpics/t_100long.jpg

I didn't look hard but I know you can get them for $355 from Glass Cages, (http://www.glasscages.com/?sAction=ViewCat&lCatID=2) I am sure better deals are out there.

TheFredPit
07-17-2012, 06:57 PM
thank you 850R It will still be a little bit before I get a new tank but that gives me a good place to start

PhillipOrigami
07-17-2012, 07:16 PM
http://glasscages.com/?sAction=ViewCat&lCatID=46
bunch of square tanks. Lots of variation.
I want one so I can have driftwood out of the top and stuff.

TheFredPit
07-17-2012, 10:07 PM
they also have some cool "condo" 2 story tanks
http://www.glasscages.com/?sAction=ViewCat&lCatID=76

dbosman
07-19-2012, 01:51 AM
I have future plans to breed fancy pleco's and have been looking for the perfect breeding tank that was large but not tall. I've seen the perfect one it was a 120gal 12" tall tank but don't know where to get one

The type tank you're describing is normally called a half XX tank.
A half 10 is six inches tall.
A half 15 is six inches tall.
A half 29 is nine inches tall.
A half 70 is twelve inches tall.
Some tank manufacturers list these. Your local fish shop probably can order them for you. But...
They can get pricy and unless you need to stack the tanks on racks, you'll save a lot of money by using standard tanks.

I do not recommend half 10s. The water evaporation with mineral and toxins build up, is exacerbated in these as you don't start with much depth.

TheFredPit
07-19-2012, 08:00 AM
one thing that I've been looking at are coral tanks.

I agree with the 6" tanks being way to short.

another option I'm looking from glasscages.com is their 50 Long which is 48 x 18 x 13 Tall for $112 and get a couple because it will allow me to keep the different types seperate