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Old 07-21-2011, 02:19 PM   #1
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Where to buy 36x18 50gallon tank.

Hey guys, i need a 36 inch long tank to fit into the space i have, and it seems that the 36x18x18 50 gallon is the best choice.
My problem is, i cannot find any on local craiglist for the past month, and cannot find any other place that sells one.
Does anyone know where i can purchase one?
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Old 07-21-2011, 02:25 PM   #2
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eBay, Google, Amazon, and occasionally I think aquabid offer tanks. Also you can check the classifieds section here on AA.
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I've only seen acryllic tanks in that size available online at Petsmart and Petco. I would recommend going to your local pet store and ask if they can order one for you if they don't stock one.
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Yeah i should have clarified i wanted glass. Acrylic is too expensive, and ive read that due to the top brace, you dont have much space to put decorations inside.
Ive seen tanks of this size online from other hobbiests, so i know they exist.
Yeah i guess i can look for a lfs and see if they can order one for me.
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Ive seen tanks of this size online from other hobbiests, so i know they exist.
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Yes they do exist but I've not seen any for sale online.
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Yeah i should have clarified i wanted glass. Acrylic is too expensive, and ive read that due to the top brace, you dont have much space to put decorations inside.
Ive seen tanks of this size online from other hobbiests, so i know they exist.
Yeah i guess i can look for a lfs and see if they can order one for me.

Where are you located? I have a used on that size. It's an older custom one without a center brace.
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Where are you located? I have a used on that size. It's an older custom one without a center brace.
Miami, Florida.
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Oh.. that's too bad cause if you were local, I could really hook you up. This isn't one of those cheap thin glass tank either.

You may want to get a 40 gallon breeder tank. It's close to the dimension you are looking for and they sell them at Petco. Not sure if the sale is over but they had them on sale for $40 last week.
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Yeah i was set on buying a 40gal breeder, same length and width, just less tall. Then i saw someone with the 50 gallon and thought it was much better.
Now i can't get it out of my head lol. I'll keep looking online and see if i get lucky.
Btw, how reliable are online manufacturers like glasscages.com? I just found the site and see they make the size im looking for.
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Oh.. that's too bad cause if you were local, I could really hook you up. This isn't one of those cheap thin glass tank either.

You may want to get a 40 gallon breeder tank. It's close to the dimension you are looking for and they sell them at Petco. Not sure if the sale is over but they had them on sale for $40 last week.
Unfortunately the sale ended five days ago. However forty breeders are good dimensions too, especially if you like live plants, more room and less depth means better lighting and more plants.
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