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Old 09-30-2004, 06:10 PM   #1
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lighting distance

hi all just got my lights
i dont have a canopy yet but was wondering how far away from the tank top should they be (floresents)
its nothing fancy just a shop light suspended from the ceiling by chains
but when i make the canopy i need to know how far up to mount them.
thanks all

they are 3 inches from the top glass
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IMO, lower the better for CFL but becareful, it might still produce some heat and if it doesnt have a splash shield, use one.
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