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View Poll Results: Favorite shaped tank?
Standard rectangular-10, 29, 38... 9 13.04%
Tall-15 high, 25, 37... 5 7.25%
Long-30 long, 55... 8 11.59%
Long, low, and deep-20 long, 40 breeder... 13 18.84%
Bowfront 22 31.88%
Hex 2 2.90%
Other 10 14.49%
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Old 01-24-2010, 01:44 PM   #11
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All I've had is the standard but I would like some of the prettier looking ones eventually

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Old 01-24-2010, 03:08 PM   #12
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For me it depends on what I'm going to stock with.

We have a 14g hex that's just a community tank, then we have standards,: 29, 10, 5.5

Then we have 40g, 80g and 120g

And a 55

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Old 02-15-2010, 12:03 AM   #13
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i love my bowfront, so does my cousin and sister who try to trade me their 40 and 120gal tanks but........... i love long tanks (6ft) with @least a 2ft deep (as in width, not height). i like the depth to stack rocks in the middle and watch the fish be able to swim behind them and not be restricted by the glass.
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Old 02-16-2010, 04:25 AM   #14
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i hate bow fronts i hate hex tanks tall tanks... i like a lot of surface area.

i have several 60 gallons 20 gallon longs a few reg 20 gallons... setting up a 8x40 breeders soon once i get the last ones..... my main tank is 125 72x24x18 though i wouldnt mind a 180 to replace it.

this isnt a easy question to answer in just a poll.
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Old 02-16-2010, 10:36 AM   #15
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I like Rectangulars of all sizes best.
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Old 08-15-2010, 01:24 PM   #16
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I like standard tanks. I had a biOrb, and they're spherical so it made it impossible to view the actual fish. They would appear bulgy-looking and disproportionate. Especially with the African Dwarf Frogs, or bottom dwellers.

Bowfronts are nice, but I'm not sure if they would have the same affect as the biOrb.

I actually do think Hex's are cool, but only for a small Betta tank. Just too confusing for a large tank with lots of fish.

So above all, I much rather prefer standard tanks.

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Old 08-15-2010, 02:20 PM   #17
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i voted "other" because there wasn't an "all of the above"
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Old 08-21-2010, 01:35 AM   #18
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bowfronts have a cool look but I own one and I know from experience that they are difficult to light properly.

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