P. Waltl 20L or 20H?

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Pretty much what it says in the title. I'm finally able to purchase a tank for my future P. waltl, and I'm thinking a 20 gallon is my best bet. Do people generally prefer long or high? Does one work better than the other?
 

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I would wait for a Petco 1 for 1$ sale and get a 40B, I think the 20g tanks are around $30, for $10 more you get a lot more surface area. Depth of the tank is not as important (in my opinion)
 

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Long will give them a larger footprint to explore. In my experience the additional depth is rarely used, the newts will spend most of their time on the bottom.
 

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sale is on going right now till August 7th or so, they have 20 and 29g tanks on sale as well
 

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Awesome. I mostly asked cause I knew the sale was going on and wanted to go ahead with it before the next herp expo here. I was going for the 20L but my Petco was sold out, so I went ahead with the 29 gallon with little persuasion lol.
 
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