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Author Topic: 46 gal bow front tank safe?  (Read 3795 times)
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« on: February 02, 2018, 08:13:27 PM »

I'm looking at upgrading from a 20 long to a 46 gal bow front glass tank. However, I've heard some people say that bow fronts crack easily and that their dangerous. Is this true or are they just as safe as any other tank if properly cared for?
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« Reply #1 on: February 03, 2018, 07:26:05 PM »

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« Reply #2 on: February 05, 2018, 07:51:14 PM »

Had a 72 Gal Oceanic bow front for 16 years. No issues, no problems. Bow front tanks pose no more issues than any other aquarium. Of course the stand and canopy employed need to be for a bow front tank.

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« Reply #3 on: February 05, 2018, 10:43:47 PM »

Thanks for your input! I decided to make a move and purchase the tank mentioned in my post’s question. I’m coming from a 20 long so this tank looks huge to me.
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« Reply #4 on: August 04, 2019, 07:10:17 PM »

the important thing is the center brace, if if breaks you will have a real problem. you can probably buy a new one from the  manufacturer but installation is very difficult
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