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Old 05-11-2010, 05:00 PM   #1
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Question How to calculate gallons?

How would I figure out the exact number of gallons my aquarium holds, its a bowfront.
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you would get the measurements and times them i think
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Aqueon Ľ Products Ľ Bow Front Aquariums typical bowfronts can be found here. does one of those fit your tank?
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I'm not sure with bowfront, my only guess would be to measure it and then go to a petstore and compare.
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Geometrically, it'd be complicated. You'd probably be best off calculating the WxLxH volume of your flat sides and compare that volume to the bowfronts that particular manufacturer offers. Yours will be the bowfront that's the next volume up from your calculations.

Or you can fill it using a 1g jug and count the number of fills needed.
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Aqueon Ľ Products Ľ Bow Front Aquariums typical bowfronts can be found here. does one of those fit your tank?

Judging from those pictures and the measurements id say its around 26gl.
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EDIT: I just realized this doesn't have bowfronts on there, but hopefully it can help you figure it out a little bit easier.
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really a estimate is all you need i think. there isnt a ton of different bow front sizes that i know of.
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