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Thread: Bowing tanks

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    ah

    Y'all meant that I should actually close the lid on the tank. hahhaha
    I was trying to eyeball and even ran my straight edge (ruler) all around the front glass... Silly me. I do forget that normal people keep their tank lids closed, year-round.

    Yes, mine bows out, just a little bit too. Evidenced by the front edge of the top glass leaving a tiny gap at the middle. (thanks for the tips, y'all)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Slaphppy7 View Post
    I contacted Aqueon about the "bowing" debate, I'll let everyone know what I hear back from them.

    If you do a search on the internet, most/all of the results will be other forums where you'll read they should not bow at all....lol
    "Hello Matt,

    Thanks for the email. To answer your question: yes, a slight bowing in the frame of a 40 gallon breeder aquarium filled with water is normal and nothing to worry about.



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    Good to have the reassurance.
    Thanks @Slaphppy7
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    You're welcome.
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    Matt, I'm just curious, is there any bowing on your 29?

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    You know, come to think of it, I've never noticed or checked...what about yours?
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    I don't have a 29 right now, that why I asked you. I don't remember any when I did have a 29, but that was 4 years ago now.

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    I keep forgetting you have a 30....duh
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    LOL...well just because I don't remember any bowing doesn't mean it wasn't there...no biggy...take a peak when you get a chance.

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    Taurus has that elusive, fabulous footprint of a 30 breeder. I do wish this tank were more commonly available.
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