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Just curious, but where do you keep so many and such big tanks in your home? I have a decent size house for my family of 4, but there just doens't seem to be room for big tanks or lots of tanks? I've been bitten hard by the fish bug since joining this forum!!! :-\
 

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MTS strikes again ! I have a 75 gallon and a 55 gallon in the living room.
Then I Have a small room off the hall way that was advertised as a bedroom but isn't big enough so now it's a fish room with 2-30g longs, a 55g, a 20 gallon long, a 20 gallon grow out tank and a 29 gallon tank going up soon as a grow out tank.
Carol
 

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I have smaller tanks lined all over the living room. 30, 20, 3 10's, 3 5's, 4 and a 2.5.
I just keep adding tables and stands. lol
Oh, they have also started to invade my dining room. A 20 long and a 4g.

I have no idea how that happened.
 

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The counter space in my kitchen houses 4 betta/ADF tanks. A small desk in the kitchen houses another betta tank. The kitchen wall houses a 90g and two 20 gallon tanks.

My family room houses 6 55 gallon tanks, two 75 gallon tanks, a 5 gallon betta tank, 4 29 gallon tanks, and two 20 gallon tanks.

My bedroom houses two 55 gallon tanks and three 29 gallon tanks

The extra bedroom houses a 50 gallon corner tank, a 20 gallon tank, and a 29 gallon tank.

Double-stacking stands are the way to go!
 

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Well, I just now got my first tank cycled and now watching to make sure its stable...I already am dreaming about more tanks! ah! I live with my family till school is over and I have a smaller room. Actually we don't have a particularly small house but I have the smallest of rooms. I had plenty of room to fit my 20 gallon and stand...I'm all ready rearranging & getting rid of furniture in my room in my mind to see where I could fit another without feeling to cramped or cluttered...My 20 gallon stand actually has room to put one on the bottom I'm thinking of putting one there and making it like a quarantine tank spot since I hear they are such a good idea. I could probably fit one more tank/stand combo in my room with out too much trouble (would have to get rid of something though). After that I prob will have to wait till I'm in my own place, then I'm thinking I can do 1-2 tanks in every room
 

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lol, I dug out my old 10 gal tank and put it under my 55 to keep my gouramI in while I cycle his 29. The stacking stand thing is pretty handy. Don't have MTS yet, seeing as I now have an empty 29 gal. but will probably see something in the coming year;D
 
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bolivianbaby -- I see you've only been keeping fish for 1 year!?!?! Wow! You've been busy!! You have to answer my other post "/mts - part 2"! I msut get to work saving so I can catch up with you guys!!
 

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HOLY _________ some of you don't have no worry about your house burning down you have enough water to put it out. I think people should start posting pics of there "fish rooms".

I only have 2 tanks and a pond so it's easy to space out.
 

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trailblazer295 said:
HOLY _________ some of you don't have no worry about your house burning down you have enough water to put it out. I think people should start posting pics of there "fish rooms".

I only have 2 tanks and a pond so it's easy to space out.
Some Already have


I keep my tanks on furniture in my room but I'm planning on building a stand so I can get more

Chris
 

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Ive got 10 gal on kitchen counter,55 gal in spare room, 20 sw quarantine in our BR,38 gal SH tank in BR,29 gal Freshwater community on dresser in BR, 20 gal bb puffer in comp room,72 Bf on its way to being a reef tank in computer room, 5 gal betta tank on computer table,36BF in LR,and the monster 155 in LR(we got rid of furniture).......and if we don't start using the couch that's gonna go to!!!!!!......lol........ask Ken he built around his!!!!!!!!!..And if I wasn't doing my ultimate tank(reef) I wouldnt stop there.......I'm inot this a little over a year....MTS,MTS,MTS,MTS
 

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We have 2 on counters in the kitchen, 3 in the living room & 1 on the landing. I so want a tank on my bed side table, the Betta tank that is in my Kitchen was meant to be on my bedroom but never quite made it.
 

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bolivianbaby said:
The counter space in my kitchen houses 4 betta/ADF tanks. A small desk in the kitchen houses another betta tank. The kitchen wall houses a 90g and two 20 gallon tanks.

My family room houses 6 55 gallon tanks, two 75 gallon tanks, a 5 gallon betta tank, 4 29 gallon tanks, and two 20 gallon tanks.

My bedroom houses two 55 gallon tanks and three 29 gallon tanks

The extra bedroom houses a 50 gallon corner tank, a 20 gallon tank, and a 29 gallon tank.

Double-stacking stands are the way to go!
WOW!!!!! That's alot. But I can't say anything though.........
I have 2 - 10 g in the dining room
1 - 50 gallon and 1 - 5.5g and 1 - 6 gallon in the living room
1 - 20 gallon in the hall way off the living room
All in eye view,....it kind of looks like a fish store in here.!! LOL

I like the double stacking idea!!!! Thx for the idea... LOL
 

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I have a big house so my 5 fw, 5 betta, 1 brackish and 1 reef fit right in.
 

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I've got 180gal in the back room. 29gal & 63gal in the loungeroom. Another 180gal & 55gal in the garage (along with a few smaller tanks for QT etc), Then there is a 15gal, 2 x 10gal & a 5gal in the study for the kids.
 

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I have a 15 gallon and a ten gallon in my bedroom. A empty 75 gallon off the kitchen next to the computer that is in progress, and 3 empty 10 gallons in the shed, not sure what to do with them. Watch out for these folks they will lure you into mts lol.
 

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I have one large tank in 4 different rooms and 8 tanks on a single built in book shelf. I do have a big house.
 

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Good morning Jenifer

I had my screened porch enclosed. The tank was too large to get through the house so the room had to be built around the tank (more or less ). We managed to get the tank in place before the final wall was closed.

Ken
 

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You guys are a very bad influence on me!!! I purchased a 10 gal empty tank yesterday to start a planted tank. Just have to figure out what to put on the bottom - sand or gravel or dirt.

Anyway, aquarist48, I love your house and porch!!! I would love to close in our deck!

thanks for sharing everyone!
 

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Thanks Jenifer!

It was a fun project. I had lots of support from our members here. Lots of enablers on this site!

Ken
 

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My apartment has terrible electric panel and won't support more than 2 tanks. Of course window AC and my little home theater draw a lot of juice too. I may need to add a couple of breakers if I want to add more tanks.
If I had the space the problem would be choosing what type of set up to do. I would love to do a reef tank, Discus tank, emersed planted riparium, cichlid tank, shrimp tank and many others. Too many ideas not enough space or electricity!
 
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aquarist48 said:
Thanks Jenifer!

It was a fun project. I had lots of support from our members here. Lots of enablers on this site!
yeah, they're bad influences too!!! ;D and i'm loving every minute of their influence!!! I fear that I am catching MTS!
 

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that's really cool ken, how the house was built around the tank!
bb, you must have a 5000 sqf house! omg!

well I have a 5 gallon hex with a betta on my kitchen counter

10g divided betta tank and 20gH in the lower level (we have a multi-level house) that room is very big.....it could easily house a couple more smallish tanks, or one biiiig one lol.

and I have a 2.5g in the bedroom

i'm thinking, in the back of my mind, that the dining room could use one! that would make the room much more appealing since we don't go in there very often.

hmmm, and there's not one in the loft either.....lol
 

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See, I have this 10 gallon tank on the kitchen counter. Another 10 or 20 (pray for 20) gallon tank to come in the summer.

Also, I have this invisible 20 gallon tank in my bedroom, and invisible 90 gallon in the living room, 2 invisible 55 gallons in the dining room, and an invisible 5 gallon on my desk. ;D
 

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Right now the two big tanks are on a buffet in the living room and the 5 gallon is on the kitchen counter. If my husband hadn't put the smack down on my MTS I could move my daughter's 20 gallon to her dresser and be able to have at least another 20 gallon in its place on the buffet. I could also move her play kitchen to the other side of the living room to make way for a 55g. I could also have a 10 gallon on my kitchen counter on the other side of the sink from the 5 gallon and another 10-20 or bigger on a counter in my mudroom. I could probably also fit another 37g or two 20 gallon on the dresser in my bedroom.

Even though we have a two-story house, we live downstairs and use the 2nd floor as storage so conceivably I could have probably around 700 sq ft to turn into fish rooms. But my husband would shoot me.

-Lisa
 

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