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Old 08-22-2003, 11:12 PM   #11
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Oops!- It is 312X18, 29 gallons (not 30- I was off by 1 whole gallon). Either way, it is still 30" long, which is the important part.

So I take it no one is aware of any online stores that sell cheap light fixtures?
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Either way, it is still 30" long, which is the important part.

I suppose since you know the important parts, I'll just leave you to it

I personally think I would like to know the gallonage of my tank so I know how many gallons a 10% water change might add up to, or how much to dose for supplaments, but I am probably just old fashoned. You posted measurements for a 20g tank, I thought you might find it useful to know it was 20g, rather than 30g I had no way to know that you would mistype the measurements.

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So I take it no one is aware of any online stores that sell cheap light fixtures?
Perhaps a google search for "fish supplies" or looking through the general retailers forum might help.
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Old 08-22-2003, 11:36 PM   #13
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WOW!- I made a typo- I didn't realize you would take that to mean that I was being rude to you. By saying that the length of the tank is the important part, I'm referring to my original lighting question- which is about a 30" light fixture. I think maybe you're reading into it a little too much.

It's nice to know that as a newbie in the saltwater hobby, I can count on those with more saltwater experience such as yourself to patronize me and basically ridicule me with sarcastic comments when I make an error.

Beginner saltwater hobbyists should be able to come here and ask questions that may be considered common sense to those with experience without being made to feel stupid.

I would hope that as an administrator on this website you would have a little more patience with newcomers- that is what this particular forum is for. Remember- you were new at this once, too.

If all I had to do was run a google search for the answer to my questions, I would not have come to this website. I thought the whole point was to ask the "saltwater community" questions and get different people's opinions/experiences/knowledge about the hobby. Perhaps I was mistaken. I will take your advice and look elsewhere for answers to any of my further aquaria questions. Sorry to have inconvenienced you.
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It's nice to know that as a newbie in the saltwater hobby, I can count on those with more saltwater experience such as yourself to patronize me and basically ridicule me with sarcastic comments when I make an error.
Nah, it was the eyeroll emoty that pissed me off, also the important part in lighting is not the overall length of the tank, it's all of it put together. Actually the height of the tank is very important as well. Ridicule...hardly.

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Either way, it is still 30" long, which is the important part.
As someone that donates tme to this site and money to keep it up, I think a litle respect is deserved, if you look through my previous 4400+ posts, I think you'll see I have earned more respect than you showed with those two statements. It's counterproductive to be a smartass when your looking for help

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I was responding to your tone and attitude of your last post, when I was knew to this hobby I had respect for those that were trying to help me.

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Google search for twin light strip Google is your friend

I also suggested you look through the general retailers forum on this site, did you do that?
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www.hellolights.com is a website I like to get lighting supplys from. For a double strip light you could get it from just about any online store like www.thatpetplace.com or www.petwarehouse.com or www.bigals.com
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