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Old 08-07-2009, 11:35 PM
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Ok even though im not a newbie anymore, i thought of a question that i cant answer and cant find one for,

Converting gallons into inches etc?

Can any one tell me how size a 10 gallon tank/viv into inches
or a 20g or 50g for example
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Old 09-07-2009, 12:00 AM
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There are 231 cubic inches in a gallon. So it you do:

(length x width x height) / 231 = gallons

eg, for a 12" x 24" x 16" tank....

12x24x16 = 4,608

4,608 / 231 = 19.94 (20 gallons, or near enough)

Hope that makes some sense!
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Old 09-07-2009, 12:02 AM
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Errrrrrrrrrr yeah kind of, just need to do some sums now lol, thanks tho
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if you get stuck have got two graphs on the care pages on my webbie ~ one's Metric & Gallons the others Imperial & Gallons
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