Originally Posted by Chevy muddin 78
Hey guys and gals I bought a 55 gallon tank to store a bearded dragon in and started a 10 gallon tank for the second time and got a few fish nothing fancy just a couple dalmation fish and a couple small frogs with algee eater and got rid of the beardie so now I got my 55 gallon tank all set up (sanitized it very well) for fish, when I bought the tank from the guy it was used for fish I got the API freshwater master test kit and tested my water everything is ok I put my fish in and then noticed my tank is bulging in front and back it is missing the middle brace which being a newbie I didn't know a 55 gallon had a middle brace :/ could I replace the top piece without harming water or fish?
Apart from the centre bracing, fish and reptile tanks can differ in type and thickness of glass. Particularly the bottom. If it is bowing then you need to drain it ASAP!