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I have a 30 gallon reptile tank,and im looking for ideas as to what to do with it. Im not sure what to put in it any suggestions would be helpful heres a pic of the tank from awhile ago. so any suggestions would be helpful.its a tank from when jojo was a baby, then as she grew up i used it to just hold her in it when i was changing her other tank.

 

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Leopard gecko would be cool in there or anoles if you just want something to watch
 

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Crested or garoyle geckos would be neat!
If it's a "breeder", you could keep a uromastyx or something in there too.
 

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Iv decided to post on kijiji or usedottawa and trade my 30 gallon for a small beta tank instead makes life so much easier, since we wont have a ton of space at the new place
 

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Iv decided to post on kijiji or usedottawa and trade my 30 gallon for a small beta tank instead makes life so much easier, since we wont have a ton of space at the new place
Just go for a 5-gallon minimum (10 gallons being much easier to maintain). You probably know that already but I figured I'd mention it anyway :). Since a lot of tanks labeled for bettas are quite small.
 

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Just go for a 5-gallon minimum (10 gallons being much easier to maintain). You probably know that already but I figured I'd mention it anyway :). Since a lot of tanks labeled for bettas are quite small.
just the person i was looking for :lol: would a beta fish be happy in this tank im having an arguement with a friend and she says that a beta would not be happy in it that its to big....
 

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How many gallons does it hold? Try measuring it, there are online calculators :).

It's definitely not too big (no tank is going to be "too big" for a betta--they live in rice paddies that can stretch for miles), though. If anything, it's too small.
 

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its a 5 gallon
 

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That would be fine for a single betta then, yup :). You'll want some sort of cover, though, bettas are jumpers. If there's no hood (is this one of those new Fluval tanks?), you can use netting or egg crate to make a cover.
 

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That would be fine for a single betta then, yup :). You'll want some sort of cover, though, bettas are jumpers. If there's no hood (is this one of those new Fluval tanks?), you can use netting or egg crate to make a cover.
i found the modle of it on petsmarts pages i dont think it has a cover but i will definetly make one, what do u mean by using egg crates to make the cover ? sorry for all the questions.
http://www.petsmart.com/product/index.jsp?productId=4232279#prodTab1
 

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I haven't used it but a lot of reef aquarists do. Try searching on Google, you should get lots of info :).
 

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thanks for your help:)
 

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Awesome! I've always thought those tanks were adorable!
 

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Awesome! I've always thought those tanks were adorable!
i think it will be the perfect addition to the zen room u and i where talking about jess :giggle:
 

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Haha yeah it will be! Isn't that little square thing on the top of it a water fall or something?
 

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Haha yeah it will be! Isn't that little square thing on the top of it a water fall or something?
yah i think its a water fall
 

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Just be careful of current bettas fins make it hard for them to swim with a current. Also you can just get mesh and lay it over the tank or buy plexiglass cut it to size and drill it :) nice look and safe for your betta buddy
 

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so as i said before i put an ad up to trade my tank for a smaller one so i got an email from a guy who wanted to buy my tank i wasnt against the idea until he offered me 10 bucks i said no its worth ALOT more then that, so he offered me 25 ,if i add in the 2 uv lamps and the thermometer & humidity gauges ...... I was like no deal its a 30 gallon reptile tank to start with it alone is an expensive tank yet alone with the lamps and everything would csot alot more. so his arguement to that was but its used...... its like im not asking the orginal brand new price for it but im sure not gonna sell it for $25
 

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What a rip off, you can get at least $50 for a 30 gal with heat & UV lamps, therms, ect. I just sold a 10 gal with some accessories for $25 LOL.
Good you didn't sell it to him.
 

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What a rip off, you can get at least $50 for a 30 gal with heat & UV lamps, therms, ect. I just sold a 10 gal with some accessories for $25 LOL.
Good you didn't sell it to him.
oh i no he asked how low id go im like nothing lower then 50 and he said but its used its like so what im not even asking half of what i paid for it. he hasnt messaged back since lol
 
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