## How much does a 29 gallon weigh?

SMALL AQUARIUMS | ||
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20 gallon High | 24″ x 12″ x 16″ | 225 lbs |

20 gallon Long | 30″ x 12″ x 12″ | 225 lbs |

25 gallon | 24″ x 12″ x 20″ | 282 lbs |

29 gallon | 30″ x 12″ x 18″ | 330 lbs |

## How much does a 30 gallon fish tank weigh with water?

A 30 gallon glass fish tank that measures 36” x 13” x 16” will weigh 294 pounds if it is a freshwater tank, otherwise, it will weigh 301 pounds if it is a saltwater setup. A 30 gallon acrylic tank with the same dimensions will weigh 273 pounds when filled with freshwater, and 280 pounds if it is filled with saltwater.

**How many pounds of gravel do I need for a 29 gallon tank?**

The general rule of thumb is 1-2 pound per gallon (for standard size aquariums).

**How much does 6.5 gallons of water weigh?**

At room temperature (70°F or 21°C), a gallon of water weighs 8.33lb (3.78kg).

Gallons of water | Pounds | Kilos |
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6 gallons | 49.97 lb | 22.67 kg |

7 gallons | 58.3 lb | 26.45 kg |

8 gallons | 66.63 lb | 30.22 kg |

9 gallons | 74.96 lb | 34 kg |

### Does sand weigh more than water?

Sand is heavier than water when the volume of both substances is equal. The density of dry sand is between 80 and 100 pounds per cubic foot, whereas water is 62 pounds per cubic foot. The density of water depends on its temperature.

### What does 32 gallons weigh?

How Much Does a Gallon of Water Weigh?

Temperature ( °F / °C ) | Weight of One Gallon of Water | Weight of Five Gallons of Water |
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32° / 0° | 8.34432 lbs | 41.721598 lbs |

39.2°/4.0° | 8.345404 lbs | 41.72702 lbs |

40°/4.4° | 8.345321 lbs | 41.726605 lbs |

50°/10° | 8.343318 lbs | 41.71659 lbs |

**How deep should a fish tank gravel be?**

two inches deep

Gravel needs to be at least two inches deep to anchor live or artificial plants, or if covering an undergravel filter. Too deep and the tank loses fish swimming height, and it traps a lot of dirt.

**How deep should aquarium gravel be?**

How thick should the sand or gravel layer be? Two inches is a typical recommendation, with fish-keepers using a range of 1″ to 2.5″ for a fish-only tank. For a planted tank, you’ll need an additional 1″ nutrient layer below the sand or gravel, as described below in this FAQ.

#### Should my aquarium be filled to the top?

You should generally fill the tank up to an inch below the trim because the water column and aeration system will create bubbles that splash the surface. When the waterline is too high, water may splash outside of the tank.

#### Does a fish tank lid need holes?

Does a Fish Tank Lid Need Holes. Punching holes on your aquarium lid is not too necessary, but it is ok if you choose to. Of course, you will need a couple for your filter and pump units, but for aeration, the water circulation from your filter is enough to break the surface tension and oxygenate your fish tank.

**How big is a 29 gallon fish tank?**

A 29 gallon tank is considered a mid-size tank. The tank is 30″x12″x18″ and will weigh approximately 330 pounds when full of water. When deciding what fish and how many fish you want in your tank, use this rule; 1 inch long fish per 2 gallons of water.

**What are the measurements of a fish tank?**

For mid-sized aquariums, the measurements of a 20-gallon High fish tank are 24 x 12 x 16 inches, with a filled weight of 225 pounds. A 20-gallon Long aquarium measures 30 x 12 x 12 inches and similarly has a filled weight of 225 pounds.

## What is the standard size of an aquarium?

Standard Tank Sizes in the US Small Aquariums. Image Source : flickr.com Small aquariums range in capacity from 2.5 to 15 gallons of water, and many can easily fit on a desk or sturdy table, so Medium Aquariums. The ideal capacity for a beginning fish keeper is a medium-size aquarium from 20 to 40 gallons. Large Aquariums. Extra Large Aquariums.