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Old 10-27-2015, 07:36 PM   #1
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Stingray tank questions

Hello I'm going to be purchasing a stingray in the near future and was wondering if a 6, 2, 18" tank is big enough for a small stingray ( Galaxy p14)
And also how thick glass do you need for a 180 gal tank
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Hello I'm going to be purchasing a stingray in the near future and was wondering if a 6, 2, 18" tank is big enough for a small stingray ( Galaxy p14)

And also how thick glass do you need for a 180 gal tank

I think that tank would be a good size but I'm no expert also my 155 gallon tank has half inch thick glass if that helps a little for your tank build


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You'd want to be looking at acrylic for that sized tank, not glass. It would be ridiculously heavy.


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You'd want to be looking at acrylic for that sized tank, not glass. It would be ridiculously heavy.


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they are heavy but its not that bad. My 220g is 6ftx2ftx30" takes 4 people to move it.
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Stingray tank questions

I have a 100 gallon that my roommate and I moved by ourselves and it was beyond intense. It's a meta frame from the 60's, so it's heavier than tanks these days, but a tank of the dimensions that the OP is listing would be best made of acrylic

EDIT: I thought you originally said 8 feet, not 6. I personally wouldn't do rays in a tank less than 8 feet x 2 feet (3 would be better)
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