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So was out garage saling at a city wide garage sale on Friday. Most sales started Wed and were having 50% off all their stuff. this keeper was originally $10 but I got it for $5 with all the decor and rocks! I originally thought it was a 3 gallon, but upon comparing it to my 5g I am thinking it is 5g! I haven't decided who will be getting this tank yet. It is between Aki, Arashi and Kinzoku. Not sure if I will be using the decor it came with or starting over. I will keep everything just not sure it will stay in this tank. Anyways I think I got a pretty good deal and cannot wait to stock it. But I promised my mom I wouldn't do it until we moved.
I would like to make this a NPT (trying to make most of my tanks this way) but I am not sure how to give it good light any suggestions?


 

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Sweet deal!! I always search my local flea market for tanks and fish supplies, hopefully tomorrow I can grab a good dea.l I saw some halfmoons at Petsmart today that really need to come home with me they are gorgeous. Enjoy the new tank :)
 

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Awesome! I wish I could find deals like that around here. :p
 

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LOL
i love garage sale-ing for that exact reason, i got my 10 gallon with a hood ,light , filter , and gravel, all for 15 $
you may look on Ebay for a hood of the measurements on your critter keeper... i have kritter keeper like it, except mines 2.5 gallons, and I've always wanted a hood for it.... with a nice light, you might check and see if your 5 gallon hood fits on it, if so,look for another on Amazon or Ebay or Craigslist.... or a flea market lol.
 

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I have found some good deals on tanks before, but I have been looking for a 5g so I am super excited to have found one. And my 5g is longer that this, this one is taller and about an inch shorter length wise. I may see if I can find a 10g hood and use that if I can't find anything else. I wonder if putting it in front of a window would help?
 

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What a great deal!!! My mom makes lots of money by selling stuff at fleamarkets, and today she got ME something at the place she was selling....3 pretty plastic plants for Omelette! I'm so happy......The woman who was selling just gave them to her, she didn't want them.
 

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nice! I went to a church sale and got a large cave for 75 cents. Its super nice. The place I got this had a few other tanks a couple 1gs and a 10g. The girl who owned them was also a betta person. The 10g had a heater and I was so tempted to offer like a buck or two just for the heater, and few more dollars for all the ornaments in the tanks lol but I controlled myself knowing I had themes in mind for my next tanks lol
 

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you never know! some of that stuff could have come in dandy for a theme lol.
my tanks have themes.... sometimes... lol.
and WOW i wish i could find deals like you guys!
i go to college in 2 years thoguh and i have NO clue what im going to do with my bettas!!! i guess ill divide my 20 gal into 5 sections? idk
but thats why stopped buying stuff lol.
 

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I am just going to measure it the old fashioned way lol
Yeah I am staying home while in college so I don't need to worry about that. Though I am going to start pitching in for the electric bill cause my moms getting mad at all the tanks..
 

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my mom is going out of state when i graduate high school.... so. i don't have that option lol.
 

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ah lol thats a bummer. I am going to school about 40 minutes away. Did you graduate this year?
 

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nooooooooo. i graduate in two years.... im only 16.
 

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oh ok haha I just graduated.
 

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college. fun.
 

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college looks intimidating lol I have been homeschooled most of my life
 

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NPT as in dirt or are you just planting it? There is a difference...

That is one huge keeper! I should look at garage sales for tanks because I want to grow plants outside.
 

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Yes I know. I want a NPT as in dirt if I can get the right lighting for it. I LOVE my other 5g NPT and want to do the same to this if I can.
 

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maybe you could some how make a lid lol,, and yeah, my best friend is home
schooled, and i can't convince to even go to a technology school with me... lol
 
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