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  1. Default Need advice on buying new aquarium


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    I'm looking for a new regular sized 125 gal aquarium (72" x 18" x 24" tall) and since all aquariums look about the same to me I thought I'd write in to ask what I should be looking for design feature wise in this new aquarium. Which brands should I look for and which ones should I specifically avoid? What design features should I look for? I want a well built aquarium, but at the same time I'd like to do it as cheaply as possible.

    Thanks

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    Cheap as possible, I'd say look towards used. I'd advice you to look for something that comes with a hood and some decent lights.

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    If you are going to buy new, look for a good brand name like Aqueon or Marineland

    As stated above, you can usually find great deals on a used tank that is in just as good of shape as new. Depending on were you live, it can take a little time to find these deals tho. The below link can help you figure out what to look for if you have not bought a used tank before

    http://www.reefaquarium.com/2013/buy...used-aquarium/
    If you take your time to do the research FIRST, you can successfully set-up and keep ANY type of aquarium with ease.
    "Not using a quarantine tank is like playing Russian roulette. Nobody wins the game, some people just get to play longer than others." - Anthony Calfo
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