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Old 06-03-2015, 08:14 PM   #11
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I would wait for petco dollar per gallon and get a 40B

If you are really serious and are willing to invest money, I would get a 75 in all honesty
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Old 06-03-2015, 08:20 PM   #12
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I like a 75 also. Get an undrilled one and drill it yourself for a glass holes overflow. It's a space saver. A 75 is a nice footprint to work with, and not too deep that you can't touch or light the bottom easily.
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Old 06-03-2015, 08:41 PM   #13
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I like a 75 also. Get an undrilled one and drill it yourself for a glass holes overflow. It's a space saver. A 75 is a nice footprint to work with, and not too deep that you can't touch or light the bottom easily.
Just make sure you dont get a tank with a tempered glass bottom if you want to drill. It should give you a warning if it is with a little sticker. You cant drill tempered.
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Old 06-03-2015, 08:47 PM   #14
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Just make sure you dont get a tank with a tempered glass bottom if you want to drill. It should give you a warning if it is with a little sticker. You cant drill tempered.
The holes are not drilled on the bottom of tank!
They are high up on back wall,
WHERE THEY SHOULD BE!.
Deep blue tank(larger) are completely tempered(all sides!).
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Old 06-03-2015, 09:28 PM   #15
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Sorry, I don't deal with overflow's often and my only real experience was helping my uncle with his internal overflow box. The point about tempered stands however, don't get tempered glass if you intend to drill. (this doesn't matter if the tank came drilled)
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I didn't mean to sound rude!
You are correct about tempered glass.
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Thing fish ,
Don't forget about Craigslist , there's always quiters trying to dump tanks.
You could score a full set up for cheap.Remember crisp c notes or a dog choking
wad of one's and fives with a truck in there drive way and a stack of buckets in your hand
could make the price fit your budget . Don't let them know you don't have there asking price
in till they see the cash for them selfs .let them decide .
Maybe you don't want someone elses problems , I've never had saltwater so I don't know if taking over someones tank is a good idea or not.
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Thing fish ,
Don't forget about Craigslist , there's always quiters trying to dump tanks.
You could score a full set up for cheap.Remember crisp c notes or a dog choking
wad of one's and fives with a truck in there drive way and a stack of buckets in your hand
could make the price fit your budget . Don't let them know you don't have there asking price
in till they see the cash for them selfs .let them decide .
Maybe you don't want someone elses problems , I've never had saltwater so I don't know if taking over someones tank is a good idea or not.

If you find the right deal it can be a steal just for the tank and live rock then ditch the sand and fish you don't want. There was a fully established 65g reef for $100 in my area a few months ago and if I knew more about the salty side and could afford to run a SW tank that size I would have jumped at the chance. Deals are out there you just have to dig and find them.


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Caleb,
I had to watch thrift shop before I jacked this thread , There is a 70g with a filter I want and a better light then I ever had with A nice stand and three gold fish for free in my area
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I had to watch thrift shop before I jacked this thread , There is a 70g with a filter I want and a better light then I ever had with A nice stand and three gold fish for free in my area

You can't beat free


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