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Old 12-27-2012, 11:36 AM   #1
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I'm building a fishroom, so I need some design ideas! Throw some pics out here!
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I'm following along because I always wanted a fish room.
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Old 12-27-2012, 11:43 AM   #3
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I'm starting one in the next week or so! I hope someone has some input. if not, I'll share my progress and anything I wish I had done differently. I will have a 55g, 3x10 g, 2x 30g tanks. I cannot wait! I'm ecstatic!
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Do you mind If I tag along? I would like to see how many tanks and what sizes people have! I expect to hear a lot emerald!
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I have a 29 and 10 in my bedroom. Comparing this to some on here, it's not really a 'fish room' though. One piece of advice I'm going to give is: be sure to have a strong floor. A gallon of freshwater weighs about 8 pounds, the weight will add up quick! Not to mention all the sand,gravel and some decor weighs a lot.
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Old 12-27-2012, 09:52 PM   #7
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I have 4 racks of 40 breeders just like this one on each wall totaling 13 tanks(9 40's and 4 20L's), they're avaiable at Lowes for $79 and hold the breeders perfectly. They look much better than wooden racks in my opinion.
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I have 4 racks of 40 breeders just like this one on each wall totaling 13 tanks(9 40's and 4 20L's), they're avaiable at Lowes for $79 and hold the breeders perfectly. They look much better than wooden racks in my opinion.
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I have 4 racks of 40 breeders just like this one on each wall totaling 13 tanks(9 40's and 4 20L's), they're avaiable at Lowes for $79 and hold the breeders perfectly. They look much better than wooden racks in my opinion.
Are your racks just two shelves high? I have not seen any metal shelving units at lowes that were only a couple of shelves high at $79. Most are much taller. I would prefer what is shown in your pics. More like very sturdy double aquarium stands.
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Are your racks just two shelves high? I have not seen any metal shelving units at lowes that were only a couple of shelves high at $79. Most are much taller. I would prefer what is shown in your pics. More like very sturdy double aquarium stands.
Yes they are the same, as with any shelving unit you can either build them side by side or stack them all, here they are below. They have other ones that would fit larger tanks as well but 40 breeders work best for what I need in my room, add in the dollar per gallon sale and your room can be made a great price.

Shop edsal 72-in H x 36-in W x 18-in D 5-Tier Steel Freestanding Shelving Unit at Lowes.com
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