10-03-2011, 07:33 PM
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Originally Posted by BarbH
Another qucik question, was looking at prices on tanks today at a couple of places and was wondering if with the fish and setup that I am looking at doing would a 30 gallon tank be better for setting up instead of a 29 gallon? With the 30 gallon I would lose an inch on the width and 2 inches on the height but gain 6 inches on length. For the gallon difference would it be better to go with the 30 gal and add the additional length to the tank?
Most of the fish that I've dealt with swim back and forth and not up and down. Thats one reason why my tank is 8' long and not that tall. You have more room for them to hide out in the aquascaping. I'd go with the longer one.