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pillar 07-28-2009 09:21 PM

Is my aquarium strong enough for this rock?
 
Hello,

I have a big rock I want to add to my 20 gallon aquarium. I have no concerns that it will change the water chem (tested same type of rock from same area earlier) but I am not really sure how strong the pane of glass is on the bottom of the aquarium. I estimate the rock weighs about 25-30 pounds. I also have a few other rocks in it, but nothing out of the ordinary.

Thanks for your help!

onefish2fish 07-28-2009 10:49 PM

the weight of water is more then the rock so you should be alright. just be careful placing it in there and remember it will displace some of the water.


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