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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 12-17-2009, 09:10 AM   #1
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What's your favorite shaped tank?

My choice is long, low, and deep. When I say deep I mean front to back dimension.
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Old 12-17-2009, 10:07 AM   #2
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They all have applications that they are best for IMO so I chose Other.
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Old 12-19-2009, 12:47 AM   #3
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i really like the ones that go in the corner with the rounded front i think they are so unique and pretty
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Old 12-19-2009, 01:00 AM   #4
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i voted "other" just because GINORMOUS was not an option Otherwise, im kind of with HN1... I really like the bowfronts, but the breeder type tanks really are nice for some setups, but a big tall tank is nice for others. I dont have a bowfront yet, but i will
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Old 12-19-2009, 09:56 PM   #5
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I chose other because i like them all. I like corner tanks alot, but i also am into the deep tanks like a 40g breeder. I also think bowfronts are cool. Except i need to make sure i put that i hate hexagons though.
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Old 12-20-2009, 08:00 PM   #6
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I was just wondering why you hate the hexagons? I was thinking about getting one for a seahorse tank since i might be able to get it cheap.
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I have a stard 125 but you`ve got to love the bowfront.
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Old 12-20-2009, 08:30 PM   #8
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I love the long, low and deep. Makes a very nice penisula tank.
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Old 12-20-2009, 10:36 PM   #9
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I was just wondering why you hate the hexagons? I was thinking about getting one for a seahorse tank since i might be able to get it cheap.
I don't know. I just don't like the look and i like space to decorate. I guess i don't HATE them i just do not prefer them. And i like the idea of having a seahorse tank in a hexagon, that sounds cool.
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Old 12-20-2009, 11:20 PM   #10
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Bowfront - these make very nice viewing tanks.
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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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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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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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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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