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post #11 of 15 Old 07-07-2013, 09:33 AM
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Would a stand meant for a 10 gal. be suitable for a 20 gal? If so I'll probably just get the stand/desk/thing but not the tank, we don't have room for it, and I don't think my dad would let me have TWO tanks. :)
Probably not. Water is very heavy, and the difference between a 10g and 20g tank is obviously double, as there is twice the water plus the additional weight of more glass and more substrate. Tanks must sit on very solid supports, as any "give" can break the seal and cause leaks, or crack the glass itself.

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post #12 of 15 Old 07-07-2013, 03:50 PM Thread Starter
If you want to hear about the tank go here.
http://www.tropicalfishkeeping.com/f...ank-id-221530/
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post #13 of 15 Old 07-07-2013, 04:43 PM Thread Starter
Is this (API Freshwater Master Test Kit Aquarium Freshwater Test Kitsa good kit? I think this is what everyone uses, but I wanted to make sure... Is this the only kit I will need?

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post #14 of 15 Old 07-07-2013, 06:46 PM
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Is this (API Freshwater Master Test Kit Aquarium Freshwater Test Kitsa good kit? I think this is what everyone uses, but I wanted to make sure... Is this the only kit I will need?
Yes this is the correct kit and will be all u need. I buy it online as its much cheaper than in the stores. When i find a good deal i usually buy 2-3 as i have 4 tanks and am ocd about water params lol
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post #15 of 15 Old 07-07-2013, 06:47 PM
16.99 aint a bad price either. I think the best price ive ever gotten was like 12.99

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