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Old 10-16-2003, 02:07 PM   #1
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tank life span

anyone knows what is the life span of a fish tank? say 3.5 ft x 1.3ft x 2 ft.
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Old 10-16-2003, 02:29 PM   #2
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anyone knows what is the life span of a fish tank?
I don't understand your question. The life span of the aquarium isn't dependent on its housing. Its dependent on the life form inside the housing.
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unless its a cheap 55 gallon and ya have alot of vibrating pumps which will weaken the silicone and make it leak
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If the tank is properly maintained and not abused I would say a tank would last well over 5 years with out problems. Your biggest issue would be the possible detrieation of teh sylicon.

I have a 20 gal walmart kit that is now saltwater that I got back in 96/97 timeframe. And I have not had any issues. Its even been moved 3 times.
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If you get an acrylic tank it is guaranteed on leaks for life.
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