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post #1 of 5 Old 05-16-2010, 09:57 AM Thread Starter
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New Fish Tank - does this look big enough?

I want to buy this fish tank from a local on Craigslist, and I was wondering if it would be enough swimming space for my three danio (which are doing great!).

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post #2 of 5 Old 05-16-2010, 10:13 AM
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What size is it? Did you ask the seller? If I had to guess, I'd say maybe 20 or 29 gal, using the garage as a frame of reference, but it's hard to tell. Weird listing.

If that's the case, though, I think it would be fine for three danios. I read online that they're fine in 10 gallons, but I think they would be happier in at least 20... they're such active little guys!
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post #3 of 5 Old 05-16-2010, 10:34 AM Thread Starter
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Thank you! I know - there wasn't a large reference point, but I can take the measurements of my dresser to make sure it will fit on top if it. If not, I'll take that and the stand, and move my armoire :D Thanks again.

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post #4 of 5 Old 05-16-2010, 10:43 AM
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Looks like a 20g to me too. I'd check I donno if its the picture/ sometime reflecting or if there's a hole drilled on the right side; don't mess with drilled tanks rather try find something else then. Do you have lights & filter for a tank that size?

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post #5 of 5 Old 05-16-2010, 04:58 PM
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It irritates the heck out of me when people post fish tanks on craigslist and don't give any reference as to how many gallons it is or what the dimensions are.

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