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Old 10/21/2018, 08:21 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by bertcmg View Post
I've had a 4 ft by 4ft Cylinder tank. When I build another again, I would go no more than 24 inches tall because of access / cleaning issues. It would be worse for a wider tank still.
A wide but short tank is a nicer look in my opinon.

Also, the braces on a cylinder run around the rim and as such cannot be trusted to hold your weight.
Second that! I just built a 1000 by 1000 by 500 cube. 20" is perfect, i can reach every part of the tank without yelling! i used to have a 30" high tank looked great, but got sick of the extra work! also insane lighting needed.

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