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Tank Sizes

Sample Propane Tank Sizes

The size propane tank you will need depends on the number and type of appliances you need to power.

Tank sizes and their typical uses are listed below. Please note these are approximations – your actual use may vary.

Aboveground Tanks

Aboveground Propane Tanks

60-Gallon (“200 lb”)

Size: 43″ high, 24″ in diameter
Propane capacity: 48 gallons
Typical usage: Residential cooking and clothes drying

120-Gallon Vertical (“420 lb”)

Size: 53.25″ high, 30″ in diameter
Propane capacity: 96 gallons
Typical usage: Cooking and clothes drying plus stove or fireplace; often also used for residential hot water and space heating or pool heating

120-Gallon Horizontal

Size: 2′ 9″ high, 5′ 8″ long
Propane capacity: 96 gallons
Typical usage: Cooking and clothes drying plus stove or fireplace; often also used for residential hot water and space heating or pool heating

250-Gallon

Size: 3′ 3″ high, 7′ 10″ long
Propane capacity: 200 gallons
Typical usage: Cooking and clothes drying plus stove or fireplace; often also used for residential hot water and space heating or pool heating

325-Gallon

Size: 3′ 3″ high, 9′ 11″ long
Propane capacity: 260 gallons
Typical usage: Generators, pool heater and multiple-appliance systems

500-Gallon

Size (horizontal installation): 3′ 10″ high, 9′ 11″ long
Propane capacity: 400 gallons
Typical usage: Central heating, small commercial appliances, pool heat

1000-Gallon Tank

Size (horizontal installation): 4′ 2″ high, 16′ 0″ long
Propane capacity: 800 gallons
Typical usage: Commercial and industrial applications

Underground Tanks

Underground propane tanks

120-Gallon Tank

Size: 4′ 11″ high, 5′ 9″ long
Propane capacity: 96 gallons
Typical usage: Cooking and clothes drying plus stove or fireplace; often also used for residential hot water and space heating or pool heating

250-Gallon

Size: 4′ 7″ high, 7′ 10″ long
Propane capacity: 200 gallons
Typical usage: Cooking and clothes drying plus stove or fireplace; often also used for residential hot water and space heating or pool heating

325-Gallon

Size: 4′ 7″ high, 9′ 11″ long
Propane capacity: 260 gallons
Typical usage: Generators, pool heater and multiple-appliance systems

500-Gallon

Size: 5′ 2″ high, 9′ 11″ long
Propane capacity: 400 gallons
Typical usage: Central heating, small commercial appliances, pool heat

1000-Gallon Tank

Size: 5′ 6″ high, 16′ long
Propane capacity: 800 gallons
Typical usage: Commercial and industrial applications

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