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Old 02-11-2012, 10:23 AM   #231
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I have the Aquatic Life fixture for my 75. I'm pretty sure they sell the timer part through their website. One of the reasons I liked it was for the fact it had only one cord plus the fact i got it $200 off for missing a bulb and slipcover. It has three banks of lights: 2 T5s (blue), 4 T5s (white), and LEDs (night). I don't think it would work under a canopy though as it uses fans to cool the t5s and a canopy would interfere with circulation. You can hang it though.
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If you used a hole saw and opened up the side of your canopy, and put a grate over it so it looked nice..some kind of vent from home depot or lowes, you could use the nova pro or AL fixture.
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If you used a hole saw and opened up the side of your canopy, and put a grate over it so it looked nice..some kind of vent from home depot or lowes, you could use the nova pro or AL fixture.
Yeah that's sorta what I have in my canopy. I can get a pic soon
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Yeah that's sorta what I have in my canopy. I can get a pic soon
Alright I'll wait for a pic.
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Alright I'll wait for a pic.
Here you go the little pegs at the side keep the canopy from falling off and are like a shelve for me to put the fixture on. It's a Nova extreme 4 bulb t5
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Old 02-11-2012, 03:58 PM   #236
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Here you go the little pegs at the side keep the canopy from falling off and are like a shelve for me to put the fixture on. It's a Nova extreme 4 bulb t5
That's not bad! I'm going to have to see what I want! I like the idea of the lights attached to the canopy top but I also want a better lighting system. One with credibility :/
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Those retros you linked are fine to use. I wouldn't worry about them failing.
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Old 02-11-2012, 04:53 PM   #238
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Those retros you linked are fine to use. I wouldn't worry about them failing.
Really! That makes me excited! I might order those once income tax comes back!
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Old 02-11-2012, 04:57 PM   #239
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You don't HAVE to have expensive and credible lights
Check out this thread: Cheap LED solution???

It looks pretty cool and practical. I don't know much about it like mr_x would, such as par readings and such lol.

On my 55 I have a canopy and t5ho lights. I have holes drilled in the back of the canopy (towards the wall, can't see them) and a little office fan mounted in there connected to the timer so it comes on when the lights do. Does really well.
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Old 02-11-2012, 05:09 PM   #240
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btw, thread title is very misleading now lol
happens to me all the time too
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