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fish tank

Someone gave me a 29 gallon fish tank and now i need a stand for it what would be better a stand or a desk?

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Asked by Shannon706 at 11:39 AM on Aug. 7, 2010 in Pets

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  • as long as it is solid it should be fine

    Answer by queen.bee at 11:40 AM on Aug. 7, 2010

  • Do you have small kids? I think I would be more comfortable with it on a desk. JMO.

    Answer by Cindy18 at 11:46 AM on Aug. 7, 2010

  • Wow. It sounds like You'll have some fun adding to a tank that size!;)

    Answer by momthruivf at 12:56 PM on Aug. 7, 2010

  • Definitely something sturdy...have fun with it!

    Answer by lizard111 at 8:41 PM on Aug. 7, 2010

  • As long as the desk is sturdy and can hold the whole tank then it should be fine. I do like stands that have the cabinet because you can keep all your fish supplies underneath of it. The desk will be fine though as long as it's sturdy.

    Answer by Juggalette0327 at 9:03 PM on Aug. 7, 2010

  • Keep in mind water weighs about 8 pounds a gallon and with the gravel plants and filter you have to figure on about 10 pounds of weight per gallon of water. So at least 290-300 pounds.

    Answer by luvsmysonjames at 9:08 PM on Aug. 7, 2010

  • If you can get a stand made for that size tank it would be the at walmart! I have a 50 gallon and a 30 they both have a stand made for them .

    Answer by treysmama06 at 10:55 PM on Aug. 7, 2010

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