Originally Posted by Abemas
Also, I think I read somewhere it is better to have a longer and wider tank than a shorter taller one. What is the thought behind this?
More surface area for gas exchanges (O2
Tank #1, 1'x1' base and 16' high = 200 gal
Tank #2, 4'x2' base and 2' high = 200 gal
Tank 1 only has 1 square foot of surface area
Tank 2 has 8 square feet of surface area