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Old 06-19-2012, 02:19 AM   #1
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Easy. Step 1. remove lid/hood

Step 2. Unscrew 4 screws holding the splash shield in place.

Step 3. Apply form fitted aluminum foil IE ghetto reflector

Step 4. Trim to fit feeding vents and screw receptacles

Step 5. reinstall splash guard and screws.

Step 6. Wonder why aqueon didn't do this in the first place and enjoy increased light from pathetic Christmas tree bulb

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Took ghetto reflector out for a moment to install ghetto heat shield IE one half washed soda can beneath it. Why? Because I was bored.



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Old 06-19-2012, 02:21 AM   #2
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LOL. Thanks for the info.
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Old 06-19-2012, 04:30 AM   #3
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Gotta love it!
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Gotta love it!
Hey I know it's pathetic lol. It was late at night and I was bored lol!
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Well, it's half a coke can hidden in the canopy, not an empty 40 in the substrate.

I'd call it economically depressed rather than ghetto
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Well, it's half a coke can hidden in the canopy, not an empty 40 in the substrate.

I'd call it economically depressed rather than ghetto
Nothing needed fixing on the real tanks lol.
I couldn't manage to trot out "economically depressed" due to the lateness of the hour rofl but well done!
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Further malfeasance with the mini bow. Who says you can't have that high tech led glow. It's not much for outright illumination but does great as moonlight.

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Carefully remove the "bulb" section leaving the 3 LEDs exposed and Viola!
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Would be neat if you had a way to point them down towards the tank.
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Would be neat if you had a way to point them down towards the tank.
Working on that. For now making curved reflector lol
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Would be neat if you had a way to point them down towards the tank.
They foolishly made the assembly removable lets see now......

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About 30deg angles all I can manage unless I hardwire the LEDs and forego the mount.


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Ought to be like 0 electricity to run at least
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