I was just thinking about something. It's almost near impossible to find a 30" T5 fixture (standard 29 gallon size). If you went up to something in the 30s you'd probably have a lot more luck finding a fixture and the tank should only cost you about $5 - $10 more dollars. Dunno why 36" fixtures so much more common when 29 gallon tanks are so popular, but whatever.
I agree with Innovator. If you go with a T5 or PC
unit they pretty much all come on legs or ways to mount from the ceiling. Leaning the lights on top is something you want to avoid, unlike a freshwater tank. Closed or semi-closed tops in saltwater aquariums means trapped CO2
which drives pH down. Open tops are the way to go in my opinion.
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