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    40 gallon breeder tank a nice upsize from a 20 gallon high tank?

    6 neon tetras
    3 platys/mollies (dont know which)
    4 serpae tetras
    2 tiger barbs

    obviously in a 20 im gonna be reachin my limits real soon if i get more tiger barbs..and when they get older im screwed.

    so im thinking about getting a 40 gallon. 50-55 is a bit too much space wise for me right now. but theres an ad on craigslist for a 40 gallon BREEDER tank, which comes with everythig i need except water and fish for 50 bucks..i dont know if i should jump on this or not cause i dont know if itll be that big of a difference for the fish and the space ill have?

    a 40 gallon breeder is only about 12 inches longer than my 20 gallon, and itll be 6 inches wider. however a 40 gallon long is like 20-24 inches longer than a 20 gallon, but theres none on craigslist currently.


    would the 40 g breeder be alright? or is it a waste of time? cause i know these types of fish need swim room, and i feel like they wont get much swim room if its not length wise? i'd plan on getting a handful more of each species of fish that i already have (besides the plat/mol) and maybe get a blue ram in there too.





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    love 40 gal breeders!
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    Yes I would say that would be a very nice upgrade with enough space for the fish you want to keep.
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    One of my favorite tanks is my 40 breeder. It gives as much space for the fish as a 55 without the long footprint. The only thing it is missing is the height of a show tank. Unless you keep tall fish like angels or discus, the height is not an issue but the swimming room is.



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    Go get it!

    great tank if you can find a place to put it. Mine is on a dresser...old, hefty hardwood dresser...
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    They fit very nicely on a stand made for them Kj5kb.



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    heck yeah go grab that tank
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