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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 11-05-2012, 04:03 AM Thread Starter
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50 g breeder?

Can a 50g breeder make a good low tech tank? Mine currently houses my RRS. i am thinking of selling the piranha and using the tank to grow out my two sunshine plecos a bit. I wouldn't mind planting the tank. The lighting on it is two 36 inches fixtures both with two bulbs (think T 8? what ever comes with the tank). thanks
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 11-05-2012, 04:26 AM
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A 50g breeder is only an inch taller than a 40g breeder which holds more than 40g. its about 48 gallons.
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 11-05-2012, 05:42 AM
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It can certainly make a good low tech tank. Mine is a 65 gallon, which is 8 inches higher than a 40B and it works great as a low tech tank.

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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 11-05-2012, 08:51 PM Thread Starter
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would the lights i have work for java fern and may val or one of the tall crypts? thanks
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