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Old 09-08-2011, 03:04 AM   #1
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i need good lights

I want to get new lights for my 29 gallon rectangle. I currently have live rock and sand, fish, bta, and mushroom coral. Im hoping to add pulsing xenia, devils hand leather, colt coral, brain coral, fox coral and bubble.

I can't find a hood that fits my tank that includes metal halides and t-5's??? I really dont want to have to hang the lights, but I will if its my only option. Does anyone have suggestions?
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Old 09-08-2011, 09:43 AM   #2
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Is it a 30" tank?

Might have some good links for you...
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Yep it's a 30". Thanks for the help. I've exhausted myself looking on the Internet for hours. Lol
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30in 4Bulbs fixtures
Aquarium Lighting T5 Fluorescent Light Fixture: AquaticLife T5 HO and Lunar Light Fixtures

and Aquatraders - Guaranteed Best Prices on Aquarium Lightings + Free Shipping!

The above is a cheaper built unit but I owned one and never had any problems with it. Some people will disagree though on that suggestion.

You want a 4 bulb system if you want corals and other light demanding creatures.

The fishneedit fixture is cheap and comes pretty well recommended by those who have purchased them. I dont personally own one though.

30" is a hard length, most fixtures go from 24" to 36" and skip the 30". LOL
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Thanks! Looks like a great choice.
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