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Old 12-09-2010, 11:59 PM   #1
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Canopy Lighting

Hey All,

I recently build a canopy for my new tank. I had a normal sit on top of the tank light that I attached to the inside of the canopy using some strong metal wire.

What do you guys use?
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Old 12-10-2010, 11:02 AM   #2
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My lights at home sit on top of the tank (FW) and others I maintain are on stand-offs. I want a canopy on my future SW setup. I don't like light bleed.
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depends. how tall is your canopy, what kind of lights? some lights have attachments for canopy mounts. if you got something like a T5 retro, you would build it onto the canopy.
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I have a T5 Nova HO light fixture... the canopy is 5" tall and 3" off the top of the water. It sits there fine, just want to make sure that I'm doing the right thing.

I don't see a way to purchase canopy mounts for this fixture.
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Old 12-13-2010, 03:27 AM   #5
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Pictures Please !

I'm going to wait before I build anything until after Christmas haha hopefully I get a new lighting system :O I asked for :P
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