Setting up 40 gallon. Questions

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Setting up 40 gallon. Questions

Post by HeyItsEggs » Sat Apr 01, 2017 8:55 am

Hello
Tomorrow as you may know is the $1 per gallon promo at Petco. I am buying a 40 gallon. What should I add to my tank?
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Re: Setting up 40 gallon. Questions

Post by aussieJJDude » Sat Apr 01, 2017 9:04 am

To the 40g.. a nice deep substrate. Plastic plants... climbing places. The usual still cover the basics and then have fun making it a paradise

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Re: Setting up 40 gallon. Questions

Post by Hermiearth » Sat Apr 01, 2017 9:05 am

Yay I can't wait! I would def add bubblers- they do wonders for humidity. Maybe add more climbing wood, like Mopani or grape vine. The moss pit you have now is pretty but for me I would upgrade to a shower caddy, more efficient tank space wise IMO. Hmm, I'm sure I will think of more stuff later.


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Re: Setting up 40 gallon. Questions

Post by DreaminginBlue » Sat Apr 01, 2017 12:38 pm

I'm hoping to get a 40 gallon tomorrow, too! We can be upgrade buddies :lol:

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Post by GotButterflies » Sat Apr 01, 2017 1:50 pm

If you adopt from the person in Syracuse the adoption comes with a 55g tank, and you wouldn't need to buy a 40g you mentioned it on another post somewhere


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Re: Setting up 40 gallon. Questions

Post by HeyItsEggs » Sat Apr 01, 2017 2:36 pm

Well I don't have enough space for that but I just discovered that if I go to Pet Supplies Plus near me, and sign up for a membership card there for free, I can get a 40 with an awesome lid for $15 less than petco! I am going there instead


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Post by GotButterflies » Sat Apr 01, 2017 4:21 pm

Nice!


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Re: Setting up 40 gallon. Questions

Post by KTM200xc » Sat Apr 01, 2017 4:37 pm

I like what everyone else said. Is the small hut painted? If so I would get rid of it.

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Re: Setting up 40 gallon. Questions

Post by HeyItsEggs » Sat Apr 01, 2017 5:56 pm

It's an old pic I got rid of that a few months ago, but everything else is the same


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Re: Setting up 40 gallon. Questions

Post by HeyItsEggs » Sun Apr 02, 2017 3:26 pm

I am so dumb!
We got the 40 gallon today. We got more sub, and it came with a lid. But I forgot! A stand! I need to look on craigslist for a nice stand. :x
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May they rest in peace- Mango- 1/13/17 and Stefanio- 1/10/17

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Post by aussieJJDude » Sun Apr 02, 2017 3:56 pm

Good luck on the finding a quick, cheap and good-looking stand! The quick the stand comes, the quicker you can set up their tank.

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Post by GotButterflies » Sun Apr 02, 2017 6:08 pm

Good luck!


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Re: Setting up 40 gallon. Questions

Post by HeyItsEggs » Mon Apr 03, 2017 5:50 pm

Good news!!
My dad's friend has a old dresser available that is perfect for the new tank! FOR FREE!! I am so excited!


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May they rest in peace- Mango- 1/13/17 and Stefanio- 1/10/17


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Re: Setting up 40 gallon. Questions

Post by DreaminginBlue » Mon Apr 03, 2017 7:03 pm

Awesome! I can't wait to see your tank all set up. :D

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Re: Setting up 40 gallon. Questions

Post by HeyItsEggs » Mon Apr 03, 2017 7:05 pm

I can't wait either!!


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May they rest in peace- Mango- 1/13/17 and Stefanio- 1/10/17

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