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Old 10-16-2012, 02:02 PM   #41
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I would like to discuss what dimensions would be best for the tank FOWLR. I want larger fish in the tank and aggressive. So maybe Ill need to go with a different size tank idk lets see what you think.

Here are the fish I would like in it

Purple Tang
Large Angel
Snowflake eel
Blue Line Grouper
Blue Hamlet (dont know much about them just looks cool)
Cat Shark
Niger Trigger
Clown Trigger
Dragon Wrasse

Im looking at tanks on GlassCages Currently I am thinking 240 Long 96 x 24 x 25 Tall but I feel that its not wide enough and that I should have at least a 36" width in order to accommodate those larger fish.

The 280g is 72x36x25 but would this be to short then?
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Old 10-16-2012, 08:15 PM   #42
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Any thoughts? I just don't know what's most important and were to find tr balance.
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Old 10-16-2012, 10:46 PM   #43
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I would go with the 240. The open water swimming space (length + width) is higher at 120" vs 108" on the 280.

How long are the bigger fish you're looking at?
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Old 10-16-2012, 11:13 PM   #44
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I would go with the 240. The open water swimming space (length + width) is higher at 120" vs 108" on the 280.

How long are the bigger fish you're looking at?
1' 3'' i think is the largest.
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Old 10-16-2012, 11:59 PM   #45
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Will you have this tank shipped to you or do you live close and you'll pick it up? Man that would be a ridiculous amount of money to have shipped.
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Old 10-17-2012, 12:51 AM   #46
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Will you have this tank shipped to you or do you live close and you'll pick it up? Man that would be a ridiculous amount of money to have shipped.
I will be able to pick it up from my LFS who said they will order me it and i wont have to pay shipping
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Old 10-17-2012, 11:50 AM   #47
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I'm glad to here the 8ft tank will work because I really want a tank to be that long.
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Old 10-22-2012, 03:13 AM   #48
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Some ideas i am sketching up

I want them to be 5ft off the ground so you can view them at eye level. So for easier cleaning im making a "Step" that goes all the way around that i can stand on that will bost me up 2ft or so so that i can reach in and clean the tanks.
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Cool layout. Does the other side hold your 75?
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Cool layout. Does the other side hold your 75?
no it will be a 40g with a 75g sump and a 240g
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