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Old 07-06-2012, 08:11 PM   #1 
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Ideas For A New Tank??

My betta currently lives in a 2.5 gallon tank and I feel like it's a bit cramped. I'd like to go up to 5-10 gallons.

Anyone have any suggestions on good tanks?

I was thinking about the Fluval Edge because the design is awesome, but I've heard mixed reviews.

Any suggestions are welcome!

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Old 07-06-2012, 08:18 PM   #2 
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I'm trying to look for a good 5 gallon myself, so I'm totally stalking this thread :)
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Old 07-06-2012, 08:25 PM   #3 
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Fluval now also makes a shrimp-oriented cube tank with a lid.. with apparently none of the issues some the other models have had with safety, access, etc.

Though, for the cost of a Fluval, you could get a very nice (if less fashionable) standard 10 gallon and lights, and probably some active plant-friendly substrate (not cheap!), a stack of mopani wood and plants as well.
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Old 07-06-2012, 09:21 PM   #4 
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I say Fluval is pretty expensive, like Aid said, you can get a 10 gallon kit and get a bunch of other things for almost the same price depending on your area.
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Old 07-06-2012, 09:27 PM   #5 
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i got a 10 gallon kit with a top and lights and a filter, altho the filter was junk, it was still fairly cheap around $30. at Petsmart
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Old 07-06-2012, 10:09 PM   #6 
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I love my 5 gallon kit from Walmart (AquaTech) comes with everything except a heater and the filter is nice and quiet. $30

I just purchased a PetCo bookshelf 6.6 gallon and I love it! Comes with everything but a heater. The only drawback is everything is plastic and could be easily scratched or cracked if I'm not careful. $50
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