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veganchick 01-19-2009 06:41 PM

How many gallons???
ok, so i am gonna get a small, new tank. I was wondering how many gallons 8"L X 14.5"W X 10"H would be. Can u give me an estimate? Thanks!!!

veganchick 01-19-2009 06:45 PM

i did some math, and i think its about 5 gallons, correct?? PLEASE ANSWER!!!!

Twistersmom 01-19-2009 06:46 PM

5.03 gallons.

dramaqueen 01-19-2009 06:55 PM

I have a critter keeper that is 6 1/2 high, 7 w and 11 long. It holds1 gallon and a half. I'm not good in math but I would guess that yours is close to 5 gallons. Hope this helps.

veganchick 01-19-2009 07:17 PM

Thanks guys!That is soooooooo much help! I am def. gonna have some fun with this tank!!!(once i buy it!)

dramaqueen 01-19-2009 07:19 PM

Twistersmom, how did you figure that out? lol

veganchick 01-19-2009 07:23 PM

lol, there is this site that sas 231 cubic inches is a gallon, so u multiply stuff, and divide it. Thats how i figured it out, 2.... but i didn't know if it was right.

dramaqueen 01-19-2009 08:08 PM

Thats cool. :)

onefish2fish 01-19-2009 10:13 PM

here is a nice little tool:
Tank Volume Calculator

dramaqueen 01-19-2009 10:23 PM

Thats cool! Thanks, Onefish!

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