Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > Community Forum > Aquaria Off-Topic
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
 
Old 09-28-2004, 01:40 PM   #1
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
millipede's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Arkansas
Posts: 1,658
Tank Size...

Well I thought I had a 55 gallon tank or at least 50... but I used the calculator and the INside measurements and came up with about 46 gallons... So am I wrong to guess that's supposed to be a 50 gal tank? I know this has probably been discussed before but I'm having a hard time searching for it. When they sell you a tank at a store and say it's so many gallons, is it really? I'm sure this is a standard size tank but I need to find a cover for it... it has a center brace so when you look at the top there are two sections... Basically thought I need a cover well suited for some non-aquatic critters that would be able to find their way out if there is one. I went to petco the other day and the only thing they had the size I needed was a glass top for almost 50 dollars... not only is that a lot of money but I need something that I can not only put my light on but has adequate ventilation... I have considered making something myself but to make it functional and halfway decent to look at is probably more trouble than I want right now... I really need to set the tank up soon though... any thoughts...?
__________________

__________________
Backyard Fellowship
millipede is offline  
Old 09-28-2004, 02:04 PM   #2
Moderator Emeritus
 
Menagerie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Vancouver, WA
Posts: 13,232
The glass tops are the only thing I have seen around here, other than the wire tops I use for my QT tank that are really for reptiles.
__________________

__________________

Menagerie is offline  
Old 09-28-2004, 02:07 PM   #3
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
revhtree's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Rossville. Ga
Posts: 4,500
You could use the egg crate stuff from lowes or HD.
__________________
Remember to Keep Christ First!
revhtree is offline  
Old 09-28-2004, 02:18 PM   #4
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
millipede's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Arkansas
Posts: 1,658
when I said "non-aquatic critters" I was referring to reptiles and such. I have a snake or two I want to put in it. For anyone that has never had one snakes are escape artists.
__________________
Backyard Fellowship
millipede is offline  
Closed Thread

Tags
tan, tank size

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Size of PVC piping in relation to size of pump connections chase33 General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 5 02-19-2007 05:17 AM
Question about tank mates / Tank Size... Verbalkint Saltwater Reef Aquaria 2 11-03-2006 05:01 PM
Help! Odd size tank needs odd size hood NewFishFella General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 6 08-31-2006 11:24 AM
New to SW need a tank size Epaulette Shark General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 17 08-18-2005 02:06 AM
What size refugium per size tank? doughboydj Saltwater Reef Aquaria 4 06-15-2004 10:15 PM







» Photo Contest Winners








Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:42 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.