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Old 10-29-2013, 04:16 AM   #16
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Favorite size for me, hmmm has to be the 40 gallon long 48" x 12" x 16"!!!!!

I used to have one, wish I never sold it...
Got one under a 55. Lower profile makes it easier to work on than another 55 there.
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Old 10-29-2013, 05:38 AM   #17
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My NEXT tank will be a 40 breeder. I have a 37 tall, now. While I like it, I can see many advantages to the 40b dimensions. At 18" deep, it takes quite a bit of work to get lush, thick looking scapes. I also really like the front to back dimension on the 40bs...A LOT more real estate to plant on, that way.

Part of it may be that I hate hoods, and LOVE to see scapes growing above the water line.
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Old 10-29-2013, 06:13 AM   #18
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I'm of the opinion that there is no one best tank size. It all comes down to what you are trying to do.

Obviously there are some cost limitations, but figure out what sort of aquascape you want and what you want to keep in the tank, and choose the tank around those parameters.

There is no "one size fits all".
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Old 10-29-2013, 06:32 PM   #19
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I just saw a freshwater planted coral frag tank. The guy had hasbrosus cories and some other small schooling fish and it was pretty sweet. It completely changes your depth perception and perspective. I'd get something like that.
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