Fire box for a 500gal tank

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highonthehog

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Jul 12, 2010
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How large should i make the fire box on my 500gal i am going to make it square. So how many ft or inches should she be?  Can i have one two small?  Can i have one teo large? thanks for your imput 
 

eman

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Feb 3, 2009
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The size of the intake between the fire box and the cooking chamber matters more than the size of the firebox it self.

 There is a link to a calculator that will help you figure all this out.
 

tom37

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Sep 24, 2009
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Hey eman, you have stolen my move. I'm the guy that always referes to a link then forgets to post it.

Just so happens I have it copied at this very moment. LOL here it is.

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