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Old 08-01-2013, 01:46 AM   #1
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Home Made Tank

I have 6 goldfish and they have already out grow there 15 gallon tank. I want to make one myself instead of buying one I'm not sure on what to use as the top and bottom "security rings" I would love any sugestions and tips on any part of the prosses. Please and thank you!!! Here's some picks of my babies in their 5 gallon temp tank (were they go when the 15 gallon is being deep cleaned).
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Old 08-01-2013, 01:55 AM   #2
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0-o I would just skip the build and rush and go get them a 75 gallon ASAP!
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Old 08-01-2013, 01:57 AM   #3
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Also I would love to know recomended sizes to make the tank in FTxFT because I don't know how many gallons to a foot. I have no clue on how to find that out. And I would love to know the size and brand of filter and number of filters for a large tank. Thank you so much.
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Old 08-01-2013, 01:59 AM   #4
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In my area its extremly expensive and but buying the glass sheets and other supplies with be cheeper and the nearest plast to get that size of tank is 4 hours away.
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Autocorrect is killing me tonight :/ but I really would love more input.
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Old 08-01-2013, 02:13 AM   #6
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You need a very large tank. 4' x 1' x 2' at least... You need at least 75+ gallons
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Old 08-01-2013, 02:15 AM   #7
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Sorry another thing is I've only had 4 of them for 4 months and I've had 2 for 2 months(no joke just cool ) They started out just a little bit bigger then guppies and now as you can see they are huge they grow fast and out grow tanks real fast. I have guppies so when the goldfish out grow a tank they get spilt into new groups with new guppies to add healthy genes to all my tanks get used. I also have a isolation tank (3gallon). But that is now to small the goldfish if it is needed.
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Old 08-01-2013, 02:16 AM   #8
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You need a very large tank. 4' x 1' x 2' at least... You need at least 75+ gallons
Ok thank you. That helps!
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Old 08-01-2013, 02:18 AM   #9
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A rule for goldfish is the first one needs at least 20 gallons, then every one after that needs 10 more gallons. So for yours you need at least a 75 gallon. I recommend 90..
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Now you can do a 3' long x 1'-1/2" wide x 2' height. I think that would work also. It's shorter but taller.
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