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Old 02-17-2014, 02:49 PM   #1
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90 vs 120...

Any opinions? I know, bigger can be, but isn't always better. I'm looking at the two tanks by Aqueon. The 90 is 48.5" x 18.5" x 25.4", the 120 is 48.5" x 24.5" x 25.5", basically 6 inches more, front to back. Is that really worth it? I will be running a sump...
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Old 02-17-2014, 02:50 PM   #2
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Yes the 120 is much much better. Do the 120 you won't be disappointed.
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More depth adds more options rock work wise, and more water volume is always good
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Agreed. Since it isn't a differnce in height, I would go with the 120.
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Also, Marineland or Aqueon? Are the so-so TopFin tanks the same as the Marineland tanks?
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I would recommend a pre drilled tank if you haven't looked into them!
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Old 02-17-2014, 09:41 PM   #7
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I looked at the 120g tanks when I bought my 90g
yes they are nice but IMO not worth the extra $350
I can barley reach the back of my 90 imagine how hard it would be to reach the back of the 120g
I'm 6ft and still need a step stool to work on the tank
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I looked at the 120g tanks when I bought my 90g
yes they are nice but IMO not worth the extra $350
I can barley reach the back of my 90 imagine how hard it would be to reach the back of the 120g
I'm 6ft and still need a step stool to work on the tank
True. I hated reaching toward thr back of my 120g. My arms are average length IMO at 5'7. I sold it.

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I was looking at the footprint (I happen to have spare plywood in both sizes), and my wife and I decided the 90 would fit better...
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I must have woken up in the Twilight Zone today...my wife wanted to take a trip to the LFS (her suggestion)...when we got there, wanted to drop $200+ on coral (I'm not that crazy, didn't get any), but, even more strangely, wanted a 220 gallon tank...
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