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Hey everyone, checking back in after a long break. I am almost ready to kick back into the hobby. From my livestock that survived sandy, I have one lonely betta left :( (and a couple of ottos that I added later) in a ten gallon bare bottom set up at my moms. Planning on moving that to my place this weekend. Anyway, in your travels to LFS's has anyone seen a small cubish rimless tank about 2-3 gallons? Planning on keeping my betta in there and using the ten gallon as an emersed setup to grow plants again. Hope everyone is well and I look forward to sharing my projects with you all!
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I think it's worth checking the stores in brooklyn. I believe Kings (check "the lfs directory" for the address) or one of the neighboring stores have acrylic cubes in the 2-4g range.
Petland on Nassau carries Deep Blue tanks that are approx 2g in a few different dimensions.
 

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If you want a legit cube, we saw them during the LI fish hops..ugh I forget the names of them - the one store with that duck in the pond when you walk in, and the one with the cheap supplies. They have 8x8x8, 10x10x10 and 12 as well. Rimless. Maybe like $15 ish- cheaper at the duck pond place.
 

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If you want a legit cube, we saw them during the LI fish hops..ugh I forget the names of them - the one store with that duck in the pond when you walk in, and the one with the cheap supplies. They have 8x8x8, 10x10x10 and 12 as well. Rimless. Maybe like $15 ish- cheaper at the duck pond place.
That's what I'm thinking. If you could remember the name that would be cool. Or I'll check out those deep blue tanks. I like the 8x8.
 

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Hey Frrrok

I live in Chelsea near the flower market. Walking by last week, there was a shop that specialized in vases. There were a number of larger ones that are definitely around 2-3 gallons in size. Multiple sizes and shapes (cylinders, cubes etc). I thin kthey'll charge around $20-40 for each. Thick and quality - I use them for my own tanks.
 

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Hey Frrrok

I live in Chelsea near the flower market. Walking by last week, there was a shop that specialized in vases. There were a number of larger ones that are definitely around 2-3 gallons in size. Multiple sizes and shapes (cylinders, cubes etc). I thin kthey'll charge around $20-40 for each. Thick and quality - I use them for my own tanks.
cool! thanks for the heads up. Actually, i love those vases, I have a 6 inch cube one. Im always looking for those for emersed wabi-kusa set ups. good to know where to find them!

I have a betta cube, think it's 10" - I calculated it to be around 3 gallons. It's plastic, looks like it's this: http://www.walmart.com/ip/Tetra-LED-Cube-3-Gallon-Aquarium-Fish-Aquatic-Pets/20693135



Yours if you want it. I moved the betta to different quarters.
I may take you up on this! but I really want glass, if possible. but I like FREE! lol...

Just took the dog for a walk to Petland discounts at 23rd & 8th. The Deep Blue 2.3 gallon is on sale for $24.99.
are these glass?
 

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Make the betta happy and keep him in the 10gal. Imagine living in a apartment and you get downsized to a room and you have to cook, eat, sleep, and use the washroom in that same room. I hate seeing betta's in anything less than a 5.5gal
 

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Make the betta happy and keep him in the 10gal. Imagine living in a apartment and you get downsized to a room and you have to cook, eat, sleep, and use the washroom in that same room. I hate seeing betta's in anything less than a 5.5gal
Would love to, but I actually think he'll be happier by himself in something smaller. I've tested this hypothesis before when I had to temporarily house him in bowl. And if I find a cheap 5 gallon, I wouldn't be opposed to that either.
 

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My parents live 10 mins from country critters and I'll be there the weekend of the 26th, if you can wait and want me to grab one for you, if you can meet someone convenient for me, since its a tank. ;-)

Anywhere near Queens Center would be ideal, otherwise the Financial District.

Anyway, I'm also going to get a Mr. aqua for about $30 that i found on Amazon, but it links to an external vendor.
 
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