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Old 07-07-2011, 04:39 PM   #311
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Thanks, I'll scratch this one off my list
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Email the seller ask for manufactor of lights
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Heres an interesting unit. Has LEDS's for shimmer and its a 6 bulb T5

CoralVue 6 Bulb T5/LED Fixture 48" , 10 high power 1 watt LEDs, hanging kit, & legs - AquaCave
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Old 07-07-2011, 11:09 PM   #314
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Heres an interesting unit. Has LEDS's for shimmer and its a 6 bulb T5

CoralVue 6 Bulb T5/LED Fixture 48" , 10 high power 1 watt LEDs, hanging kit, & legs - AquaCave

Can't use those legs, last one I bought was like those and they don't fit. I would have no clue how to hang from my sloped ceiling.

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How hard would it be to build one? Would it be cost effective?
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Hanging from a sloped ceiling is no different. Use a couple eyehooks and gravity takes care of the rest, its not gonna hang at an angle
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Old 07-08-2011, 01:54 AM   #316
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Hanging from a sloped ceiling is no different. Use a couple eyehooks and gravity takes care of the rest, its not gonna hang at an angle

True, I understand that. I just didn't want to measure and drill and all that stuff up there. (I can always get my ladder back from my daughter to make the reach). I still have 3 sinks to fix after this RO/DI mess lol. Alot of DIY stuff is creeping up and I just don't want to try to do it all, I'm not a handywoman. Ends up costing me more than if I just bought, cause of all the screw-ups and redo's. Bad enough I gotta try to figure out how to make a sump and then of course make it LOL.
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Hey Buffy, I have those kind of legs you are talking about. They are adjustable and have brackets on each end that slide in and out. Then the nylon screw pressures your tank glass for a secure fit.

At least the one I bought did. Not sure about the ones linked, you'd have to email and ask.

I bought this light fixture:
NEW 48

It is a nice fixture, adjustable, and looks great. However, it is 4 bulbs and I'm not sure of the quality of the bulbs. I'm going to replace the bulbs with a reputed brand before I go corals.

Also, the sump really is not hard. Just make sure you can find a place that can cut glass or acryllic for you. This was the hardest part for me and I just ended up using separate plastic containers connected with pvc pipe because there isn't a place around here that cuts glass and I don't have the tools.

The plumping is the confusing part
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Hey Buffy, I have those kind of legs you are talking about. They are adjustable and have brackets on each end that slide in and out. Then the nylon screw pressures your tank glass for a secure fit.

At least the one I bought did. Not sure about the ones linked, you'd have to email and ask.

I bought this light fixture:
NEW 48

It is a nice fixture, adjustable, and looks great. However, it is 4 bulbs and I'm not sure of the quality of the bulbs. I'm going to replace the bulbs with a reputed brand before I go corals.

Also, the sump really is not hard. Just make sure you can find a place that can cut glass or acryllic for you. This was the hardest part for me and I just ended up using separate plastic containers connected with pvc pipe because there isn't a place around here that cuts glass and I don't have the tools.

The plumping is the confusing part
I believe lowes and homedepot both cut glass..
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Hey Buffy, I have those kind of legs you are talking about. They are adjustable and have brackets on each end that slide in and out. Then the nylon screw pressures your tank glass for a secure fit.

At least the one I bought did. Not sure about the ones linked, you'd have to email and ask.

I bought this light fixture:
NEW 48

It is a nice fixture, adjustable, and looks great. However, it is 4 bulbs and I'm not sure of the quality of the bulbs. I'm going to replace the bulbs with a reputed brand before I go corals.

Also, the sump really is not hard. Just make sure you can find a place that can cut glass or acryllic for you. This was the hardest part for me and I just ended up using separate plastic containers connected with pvc pipe because there isn't a place around here that cuts glass and I don't have the tools.

The plumping is the confusing part
Would you mind posting a picture of a close up of it attached to your tank?

Thanks
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Old 07-08-2011, 06:20 PM   #320
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I want to post a pic bit I am on my phone and it wont let me :-(
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