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  1. #21

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    Quote Originally Posted by SueD View Post
    If you can handle both the 48" length of the 55g and 18" width of the 40B, then why not look at the 75G? You then get the added height you're wanting.
    I think the weight is my main concern. My wife likes the fish tank but she also likes her furnature so I'm limited to using the furniture that we have.

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    2 Not allowed!
    A local fish stire(not petco) is having a dollar per gallon sale right now so I may very well pull the trigger on something today.

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    That's a tough question. I think if I were you I'd stick with the 40b. Like I said the extra depth is so nice to work with. If you don't have fish in mind that need the 55g min I'd stick with the 40b. If you are thinking live plants you will appreciate the extra depth since you can fit more layers of plants in it front to back.

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    So it turns out that fish store didn't have a dollar per gallon sale, they had a warehouse full of crappy used tanks for a dollar per gallon...that being said I didn't get a new tank yet. I'm holding off for a deal on something nice/new.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mspringer View Post
    What if I threw a 55 into the mix? Would you still pick the 40b? How about the rest of you?
    For me personally, I'd pick a 40B - with it's wide floor - over a 55 as well.
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    i love my 40b! But I only have one tank, so I'm partial

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    I would vote for the 40b because of it's looks and versatility in stocking and landscaping.
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    2 Not allowed!
    So against popular recommendation I got a 38 gallon today. 36 log 20 tall 12 deep. In the end it is just what we thought looked best on the stand we want to put it on. Should give me the option to comfortably increase the school sizes of what I have.

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    Congrats on your new tank!
    In the end, it is your tank, sitting in your home. You are your family are the ones whose opinions count.
    The rest is just gathering options, really.
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    Awesome! I'm glad you got the tank you wanted! Check out fb if you need equipment for it. I've been seeing some good deals on there lately for lighting and filters.

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