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Best nano tank company?

What company do you guys think is the best at making/designing nano aquariums?


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Best meaning quality? Then ADA is your choice.
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Make your own when it comes to small tanks. Much cheaper.
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There is no "best" - it's all subjective and up to personal preference.

There's a choice for every budget, every aesthetic, every want/need these days.
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Make your own when it comes to small tanks. Much cheaper.
Maybe, if you have a glass shop near you. Otherwise, Mr. Aqua stuff is good, and from what I read, AquaTop is excellent, both half the cost of ADA.

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There is no "best" - it's all subjective and up to personal preference.

There's a choice for every budget, every aesthetic, every want/need these days.
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I buy small nanos from my LFS. They have a 2 gallon that has the same footprint as a Aqueon 2.5 but shorter. But I agree, it depends on what you are looking for. I don't mind have rimmed tanks as long as they look nice and fit all that I need. Some people wanted only rimless nanos. Personally, I like the aquarium masters tanks (or glass masters?). They are cheap, clean with black silicone, and nicely made. Cost me 20 for tank, lid, and dividers.
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the glass on ADA tanks is less green than other tanks, hence the increased price tag.

There is a noticeable difference in quality if you look closely among aquariums. In general, I find that with aquariums, it is not worth skimping on quality.

ADA would be my vote hands down.
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ADA is nice. The AquaTop ones look nice too. Much cheaper pricetag as well.
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Nano rimless?

ADA/Do!Aqua have the best selection in sizes and quality.
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