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Re: Tank shape
In a message dated 9/19/1999 1:49:54 AM Mountain Daylight Time,
Aquatic-Plants-Owner at actwin_com writes:
> This one is for Mark Stahlke-
> In the last APD you mentioned that you have a bowfront tank.
> I have been drooling over a 150 gal bowfront, picturing it with huge
> plants and a few discus. But I have been afraid to lay out the cash,
> because I haven't seen one with water in it. Does it distort? Someone
> (trying to make a sale) told me that it doesn't "disproportionalize, but
> does uniformly magnify."
I don't have one yet, but if the manufacturer uses quality glass, it will
magnify a little without distortion. It only magnifies horizontally, though,
making things longer without making them higher.
I have been thinking about getting one and setting it up backwards, with the
bow in back. It would give a sort of diarama effect. Has anyone else tried
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