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JimmyZ 01-03-2013 03:44 PM

Fluval Spec V Dimensions
Hello all. I purchased a Spec V and am waiting for delivery. I read most descriptions as stating that this tank is 17" long. However, after looking at the box at my LFS, I noticed that the dimensions show 17" not including the filter area. My question to anyone that owns this aquarium is the overall 17" or larger? The stand that I planned on using is just slightly longer than 18" so I'm thinking I may need to rethink this stand. Thanks for the help.

difrent7 01-03-2013 04:12 PM

I just measured the length of the base of the tank and it came out to 20.5". Unfortunately you might need to rethink your stand.

JimmyZ 01-03-2013 04:38 PM

Not what I was hoping to hear but thanks for the info. Much appreciated!

difrent7 01-03-2013 05:07 PM

No problem at all. If you have any other questions about tank let me know!

JimmyZ 01-03-2013 07:15 PM

Thanks Difrent7. This will be my 4th tank and looking to grow it low tech with some simple crypts and pogostomen helferi. Wasn't crazy about the stand I was going to use anyway, so this gives me an excuse to get something nicer. :)

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