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Old 08-12-2012, 09:19 AM   #181
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Hang the bulb above it get a flood bulb its protected from weather so it will be fine in a sump ...that's what I got
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Old 08-12-2012, 09:23 AM   #182
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I just have a regluar 60 led house hold light bulb in it and its only like 2 inchs from my water which scary me i mean the light has hold in the top i could run wires though the holes to hook on each side.
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Old 08-12-2012, 09:25 AM   #183
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If its led then it won't melt the acrylic
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Old 08-12-2012, 09:29 AM   #184
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Even though the housing around it is metal. When the housing heat up it will burn into the arcylic wont it? I mean i have a hole dril in the acrylic so the light will only shine though but the housing will be sitting on top of the acrylic
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Old 08-12-2012, 09:52 AM   #185
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Is it hot to the touch?
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Old 08-12-2012, 10:44 AM   #186
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Dunnpdunno didnt really try to touch it. Before when i had a house hold bulb in it it wasbut dunno now
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Old 08-12-2012, 03:59 PM   #187
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So the light isnt hot so im try arcylic glass
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