40 gallon long tanks - The Planted Tank Forum

A 40 gallon long is around 720 square inches, so perfect size for 1 Syrian.
Both a 40 gallon breeder and a 40 gallon long would be smaller than 720 square inches, which is certainly confusing, considering that they're 20 liters more! In case you are interested, a 40 gallon breeder is 648 square inches and a 40 gallon long is about 576 square inches in floor space!
40 Gallon Long Aquarium, Black48 Inch Pine Aquarium Stand, Original Version 88g (4 bags)
What's The Difference Between A 40 Gal. Breeder Tank and A 40 gallon tank? People say they're different in some way, but how? Aren't the dimensions the same if they are both 40 gallon long tanks? 40 gallon Long 4840 Gallon Long Stocking - The Planted Tank ForumMarineland 40 Gallon Long Aquarium

, the popular manufacturer of complete all-in-one nano aquariums and more recently larger systems, has released a new 40-gallon long Artisan rimless aquarium system. While the 40-gallon isn’t the largest volume aquarium the company offers, it’s the longest production tank they offer.Also, there are other types of fish tanks used for breeding purposes. The aquarium dimensions of breeder tanks vary based on the gallon size and water volume, but they generally are deeper in terms of width. Just be aware that when one speaks of a 40 gallon tank for example, it may be 40 gallon long tank a 40 gallon breeder tank, each with different aquarium dimensions. What's The Difference Between A 40 Gal. Breeder Tank and A 40 gallon tank? People say they're different in some way, but how? Aren't the dimensions the same if they are both 40 gallon long tanks?The drawback with this 40 gallon long aquarium is that while the tank itself is braced accordingly, the 40 gallon aquarium hood is not so you may need to reinforce it some for yourself. Besides that, the only thing is the lack of included accessories which can be a bit of a stumbling block for beginning fish hobbyists.Apologies for the dark grainy video, the Demosani don't come out unless it's dark. Short video of my pops 40 Gal long 2 species tank I set up for his father's day.

Specs:
AC Fluval 110
Marineland 200GPH
Dual Hagen Life Glo
Cobalt 200W Heater
PFS/Dual Polyresin Rocks
Amazon Sword, Crypt, Anubia, HornwortBoth a 40 gallon breeder and a 40 gallon long would be smaller than 720 square inches, which is certainly confusing, considering that they're 20 liters more! In case you are interested, a 40 gallon breeder is 648 square inches and a 40 gallon long is about 576 square inches in floor space!

The reason behind this is because liters is a unit of volume, while square inches is a unit of area! We're generally only looking at floor space, in this case, because how much volume a cage has isn't our main concern (as long as the height is over 12 inches.) A 40 gallon breeder isn't proportionate to a 20 gallon long, so for that reason, they aren't quite double or 1/2 each other!

Hopefully the clarifies a few things!