Getting A New Tank

Discussion in 'Freshwater Aquarium Builds' started by FishFor2018, Jun 17, 2018.

  1. FishFor2018Well Known MemberMember

    I would like to get a new tank in about a month. I want a community live planted tank but......I've never owned live plants. im thinking a 20 gallon setup with a new stand. Anyone know where i can get that for cheap? Any suggestions for plants and tank would be greatly appreciated!
    Thank You!

  2. Discus-TangWell Known MemberMember

  3. FishFor2018Well Known MemberMember

    okay i will thank you
  4. Brian RodgersWell Known MemberMember

    You'll need to check with your local Petco to find out when they do that sale as it is a sporadic event, but man when it happens it opens us up to a lot more options. The 40long is a an amazing tank and offers a great space for plants. The lowness in depth makes even a low light LED work better as there is less water for the light to pass through.
    I hope this helps.
  5. RainBettaWell Known MemberMember

    Yeah that sale is great. I got a 29G instead of a 20G (had planned on getting a 20G originally) because of the great deal. Were you thinking a 20 long or 20 high? If you're thinking a 20 long then I'd just get a 29G because the stand/light will cost the same for both, and you get more tank!
  6. FishFor2018Well Known MemberMember

    yes i was thinking about that so i might just get a 29 gallon. Thank You!
  7. RainBettaWell Known MemberMember

    Good idea! That size opens up a lot of doors for fish species. IMO a 20G is just a big 10G when it comes to fish availability!
  8. Discus-TangWell Known MemberMember

    The difference between a 20G and a 29G is angelfish.
  9. Hunter1Well Known MemberMember

    Or a pearl gourami.

    Love angels but I put a pearl in mine as the centerpiece fish.

    And he know it, hangs at the front, showing off!
  10. Jessica A ScripterNew MemberMember

    Angelfish are worth it.. mine was a defective dwarf who got picked on and turned into the tank captain in a few short months. Look on your local fb yardsale sites. That's where the tank deals are. Plant before you stock!

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