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Re: [Killietalk] reptile tank for fish?
A twenty may prove to be
more challenging with the pressure difference
My question is a 20 fill with water have more presure than a 10 gal if there
both the same height?? Just wondering
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From: "Patrick J. Coleman" <patrickjcolemanis at comcast_net>
To: "killifish discussion list" <killietalk at aka_org>
Sent: Monday, August 25, 2008 1:59 PM
Subject: Re: [Killietalk] reptile tank for fish?
> Matt, I have in the past used several reptile grade tanks for
> killies, mostly fives and tens, and filled them to within an inch of
> the fronts glass top rim, with no problems. A twenty may prove to be
> more challenging with the pressure difference but, put a heavier bead
> of silicon seal over the original and give it a fill and I would bet
> willing to bet it would work just fine. Or, use it for Dart Frogs
> which are a very attractive addition to any fishroom. ; )
> P at rick
> On Aug 25, 2008, at 10:43 AM, matt kaufman wrote:
>> Somewhat not specific to killies, other than in the spirit of being
>> frugal, inquisitive fishkeepers that we share...
>> I picked up a barely used 20 gallon long glass 'reptile tank' this
>> weekend, complete with the built-in screen top, and the
>> admonishment 'do not fill with water' printed on a label on the
>> That's merely a challenge, I think. Can these tanks be converted to
>> safely hold water (and killies?) Or, should I simply cut out the
>> glass and use it for scraps?
>> Matt (in the PNW where Summer never comes.)
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