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Old 02-18-2013, 09:06 PM   #1
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Within the next two weeks, I will be moving my guppies to a 20H, which will free up a wonderful little spot on my work table.

I want to do a simple, natural tank. I'm torn on which tank I want to use. Here are my options:
3.5 gal - http://www.petco.com/product/114910/...arium-Kit.aspx
1.5 gal -
http://www.amazon.com/Tetra-29137-WaterWonders-Aquarium-Gallons/dp/B0018CFMYS http://www.amazon.com/Tetra-29137-WaterWonders-Aquarium-Gallons/dp/B0018CFMYS

1 gal - http://www.petco.com/product/104215/...arium-Kit.aspx
2 gal -
http://www.amazon.com/Anchor-Hocking-Glass-Fish-Bowl/dp/B007WI1IFE http://www.amazon.com/Anchor-Hocking-Glass-Fish-Bowl/dp/B007WI1IFE

My desk is right in front of an East facing window, so I will not be adding supplemental lighting, and I probably won't run a filter in it. As far as inhabitants go, I may add a couple shrimp at some point once my breeding tank gets up and going. Otherwise, maybe a couple MTS, if that.

I'd love to hear some suggestions!! or even better, see some pictures :-)
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Old 02-18-2013, 09:35 PM   #2
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I've had almost all of those tanks, they are so flimsy and scratch/crack insanely easily, they are not very clear to see into and end up looking terrible.

The 2 gallon drum bowl however is actually very well made, looks bigger than it actually is and looks super cute. I would for sure go with that one, i only just bought that bowl yesterday as a planted nano shrimp tank along the same lines as yours.

Check out this youtube video, her bowl looks pretty awesome...Just don't follow her fish choices...yikes. haha

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PO32...71PYsg&index=4
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Old 02-18-2013, 10:16 PM   #3
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Thanks, Bree!

I've been thinking more and more about it and I've definitely been leaning towards the bowl. Yes, it is much higher quality, and it will probably fit in the space I have a little better than any of the others would.

Wow... I can't believe she has that many fish (and that selection) .... that's ridiculous, and destined for failure.
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Old 02-19-2013, 09:37 PM   #4
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I've made my decisions!!

I will be doing both the 2 gallon bowl and the 1.5 gal cube. The bowl will be in the window, and the cube will sit on my desk. I'll start journals for each at some point :-)
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