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 Sump or Refugium Kit for Aqueon 40 Gallon Breeder Aquarium. (Tank Not Included) Kit
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Glass top is designed for use with 40 gallon breeder Perfecto aquariums. Not guaranteed to fit other brands of aquariums. Please check dimensions to determine compatibility with your aquarium.
40 Gallon Breeder AquariumDimensions/Size: 36"x18"x16"Weight: 52.8 lbs
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Common uses of 40 gallon tanks include breeding and small reef setups with plenty of kits available on the market for beginners which include many of the essential accessories an aquarist may need or even stands and custom hoods. With so many choices available for when you’re looking to purchase a new aquarium, below is a brief overview and review for nine popular, common 40 gallon aquariums listed on MyAquarium so that you can make an informed, knowledgeable decision on your next tank. 40 Gallon Breeder Aquarium
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Believe it or not, each shelf can hold 1000lbs. A 40 gallon breeder tank shouldn’t weigh more than 400lbs, so you don’t have to worry about your aquarium rack not being strong enough.DIY, How To, Tutorial building Double 40 Gallon Breeder Rack from Amazon.
Here's the Stand Link:

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Bonus time-lapse video of me building the rack here:

Equipment I used on this build:

40 Gallon Breeder Tanks from Petco
(Note, these are crappy Tetra tanks. Get better Aqueon tanks if you can. I wish I had.)

Rack (discontinued Lowe's but this is similar):

Sponge Filters:

Whisper Air Pump:

Glass Tops (BWE-114980 fits two 40 breeders)

LED Lights:

Digital Light Timer:

300 Watt Heaters:

Digital Thermometers (2 pack):


Diamond Hole Saw (35mm)

Also misc other PVC fittings, tubing, and other equipment to tie into my drip system.