When I first moved to Florida my initial intention was to assemble a 500-gallon reef system for our new house, that’s right go larger than the previous tank. So, during the construction phase of my new custom 500-gallon tank I installed a 90-gallon system temporarily to house some of the live stock I bought with me from New York. The new 500 was built of Diamante glass for HD like clarity and measured 96”Lx36”Wx37”H. Shortly after its delivery I knew I did not want this beast because of its size. Toying around with the 90 I realized that the height of the 90 was comfortable for me at 25½ inches and anything higher than 27 inches would make life difficult. I also had to take into consideration that I would not have access from the rear of the tank. I knew that my arms would not reach the bottom of the tank at a height of 37 inches. Also it would make it very inconvenient when placing and moving rock and corals. If I wanted to place something diagonal toward the back I was going to have major issues accomplishing that task. This was my first mistake – I knew that I would have to get rid of the tank. It took me several years to realize what tank would meet my needs best. I knew it was too tall. Regular Glass to the right.