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Yes I like them, and either have them or want to set one up. 6 18.18%
I don't like them. Too much hassle getting to the lower tank. 27 81.82%
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Old 08-16-2009, 05:59 PM   #11
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i think it's really meant for a sump type set up or QT or to put a piece of plywood there for a canister filter.
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i remember forgetting about a tank a time or two.. would leave the light on for 2 days >.>.. it was the feeder fish fish tank.. so yeah.. oops?
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Old 08-16-2009, 08:16 PM   #13
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The out of sight out of mind. I know I can fit either 10g or other tanks on two of my stands, but wouldn't want to for reasons I initially posted.

As a QT or sump I can see it to save room but not for a tank that normalls has fins in it.
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I have a 29g/20L double tank setup. The 20L is on the bottom. I don't love it, but it works because of lack of floor space. I have a Python for water changes and it isn't hard to do water changes in the 20L. The hard part is worrying about sucking up shrimp and fish...haha. I don't like the lack of storage and the fact that my canister filter for the 29g has to be out in the open...same with the timer/power strip. I don't have a problem with double stands...though I'd rather have a wooden cabinet stand for each tank. I voted yes, I like them.
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Old 08-17-2009, 12:47 AM   #15
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well i wasnt sure how to vote. i dont like double stacked tanks..... why bother with doubles when you can do triples.

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Old 08-17-2009, 12:51 AM   #16
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well i wasnt sure how to vote. i dont like double stacked tanks..... why bother with doubles when you can do triples.
wow, looks like the making of a fish store to me lol
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Old 08-17-2009, 12:56 AM   #17
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well i wasnt sure how to vote. i dont like double stacked tanks..... why bother with doubles when you can do triples.
Dude you don't know how bad i want a big run down of all your tanks. pics and everything. What your doing etc. (breeding and such). I know you have alot of tanks and there all freshwater. Please man, tell me, tell me NOW. plz.
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Old 08-17-2009, 12:19 PM   #18
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Mgamer - what kind of shelving is that? I want some!

One of teh main problems I am running into is weight consideration.

When I was talking about double tanking I was thinking the iron stands or the wooded ones not a good shelving unit like your's.

Also looks like for some of your lighting you went the way of Home depot or Lowes. Hard to judge scale but how do you do water changes on teh higher and lower tanks?
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Old 08-17-2009, 01:30 PM   #19
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I think the racks are called bread racks. You can get them usually at lowes or home depot. All the shelves are adjustable. They are used alot in store rooms of commercial stores.
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I'll ask the engineer at work if I can look through some of this catalogs and get the cost on some fro myself.

Hmm might even be able to work out a sump filtering system with racks like that.
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