hex tank dimensions

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Does anyone know the dimentions of a 10 gallon hex?

The sides of this one are 7 inches. I'm using it to medicate a fish and need to be sure of the gallons.
 

jetajockey

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what is the height?
 
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I knew someone would ask that. I can't find the tape measure. I just remember that the sides are 7 inches from when I measured it the last time I tried to figure this out. Are you asking because you have a hex with 7 inch sides? That's good enough for me. How many gallons is yours?
 
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Lucy

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According to this site:
The dimensions are 14 x 12 x 18.

I stink at math so I hope that's what you're looking for.

There's a sticky in the equipment section of the forum that has links to sizes and weights.
 

jetajockey

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no, I don't have a hex, I was going to attempt to do the math lol

I know I've looked at 2 different hex tanks locally and both were custom builds.
 
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Thanks Lucy

I looked at the links but I'm confused. How are there three measurments listed for a hex tank? It seems like a hex should just have two measurements: High and the length of one side. They don't really have a side-to-side and front-to-back measurment because all the sides are the same. It's like 20 or 21 inches tall and then all the sides are the same 7 inches. (It might be 7 1/4)
 
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jetajockey said:
no, I don't have a hex, I was going to attempt to do the math lol

I know I've looked at 2 different hex tanks locally and both were custom builds.
Darn! Somebody out there in Fishlore land has to have this tank.
 
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Lucy

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suemvb said:
Thanks Lucy

I looked at the links but I'm confused. How are there three measurments listed for a hex tank? It seems like a hex should just have two measurements: High and the length of one side. They don't really have a side-to-side and front-to-back measurment because all the sides are the same. It's like 20 or 21 inches tall and then all the sides are the same 7 inches. (It might be 7 1/4)
Didn't make sense to me either but I figured what do I know about dimensions unless it's square or rectangle.

I would guess you'd measure at the top. The longest points front to back (width) and side the side (length) then of course height.
 

jetajockey

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guesstimating it to be 15 or so inches tall (guessing by the width of the panels turned sideways puts it around 10 gallons according to this site.
 
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jetajockey said:
guesstimating it to be 15 or so inches tall (guessing by the width of the panels turned sideways puts it around 10 gallons according to this site.
I found a yard stick. 18.5 x 7 = 10.2 gallons

That site was perfect! Thank you
 

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