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post #1 of 5 Old 12-03-2007, 11:33 PM Thread Starter
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Big tank or small tank?

I was thinking about getting another tank, and Im not quite sure what size im going for yet. I was thinking either a 10, 20, or 30 gallon.

So ide like to hear your opinions on what size of tank is easier to maintain, a smaller tank or a larger tank?
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post #2 of 5 Old 12-03-2007, 11:39 PM
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My advice is to get the biggest you can afford. Larger tanks usually are easier to maintain and easier to stabilize the water parameters.

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post #3 of 5 Old 12-04-2007, 10:15 PM
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I second Lupin's advice. Get the biggest tank. Easier to keep stable.
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post #4 of 5 Old 12-04-2007, 10:39 PM
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i agree. bigger is easier, even though it sounds contradictory- its true. but if you are experienced already, you might be ok with a smaller thank. i would NEVER go smaller than 10 gallons.

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post #5 of 5 Old 12-06-2007, 01:53 AM
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as big as you can fit and afford.

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