Biocube 14 vs 29 in teh Reno area

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  1. Reef_Ninja

    Reef_Ninja Spaghetti Worm

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    I'm debating whether to get a BC 14 or 29, I keep going back and forth. My only concern is stability in the BC 14 (especially with how bipolar the Reno weather is), but I only need a tank that will satisfy until I upgrade in about a year and a half. Thoughts?
     
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  3. Greg@LionfishLair

    Greg@LionfishLair 3reef Sponsor

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    Go for the 29...there isn't much that can fit in a 14.
     
  4. Marshall O

    Marshall O Giant Squid

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    +1 The 14 would really limit you; always go as big as you can!
     
  5. Blue Falcon

    Blue Falcon Fire Goby

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    The 29 will give you much more options as far as fish, and will be more stable.
     
  6. BioNemo

    BioNemo Astrea Snail

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    I was going to get the 14 and when my husband went to get it he said "why bother" just get the 29 for a few dollars more. Now I wish I asked for a 75-125!
     
  7. 2in10

    2in10 Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Go for the 29 definitely.
     
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  9. Reef_Ninja

    Reef_Ninja Spaghetti Worm

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    Thanks guys. I hate going back and forth so much, on one hand I dont want to spend more money on a tank that Ill only have for 2 years max. But the 29 is a nice tank and I'm pretty sure I'm going to settle with that. I figure when I get ready to upgrade, maybe one of my kids can use it to establish their own tank.
     
  10. Astrick117

    Astrick117 Stylophora

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    You should be able to recoop a bunch of the money if you sell it after those 2 years. You can also buy used- I got mine for $300 off Craigslist from a guy who had it set up for 3 months- looks brand new and came with everything I needed.
     
  11. Reef_Ninja

    Reef_Ninja Spaghetti Worm

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    Oh I'm quite sure to check Craigslist, seen some pretty good deals (and some pretty bad ones too). And although I keep checking, Im not holdind my breath for a good BC deal.
     
  12. pgoodsell

    pgoodsell Horrid Stonefish

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    You can definitely still use the 29 after the upgrade if you want. They can make cool little species only tanks. Go for the 29.