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Old 06-18-2004, 02:12 PM   #1
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MH for 20 gal.

Any recommended MH fixtures for 20 gal (24"). This will be in a room with vaulted ceilings, so hanging would be trick. If I retro fit into a canopy, wont that be too hot for such a small tank? Any ingenious methods of getting around this?

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A 250W MH at 20K specitrum. Build an enclosure and place two fans both venting cool air in and then have some vents cut into the back and top of the canopy.
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Know of any plans for this, im not that great of a carpenter so it would be a huge help if anybody knew of some links to push me in the right direction (Im not sure how tall I should make this, etc).

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A 250W MH at 20K specitrum. Build an enclosure and place two fans both venting cool air in and then have some vents cut into the back and top of the canopy.
I would build it in a box and make a pendant out of it. This will allow for air movement between the light and the tank, much cooler.
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