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Old 02-27-2012, 09:58 AM   #11
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At that point try aluminum foil just to see if you find any difference. Shinny side out
It's also a great idea and cheaper too. The only reason i went for the duct tape instead of the foil was because of the sticky side (meaning less work) and it's a bit more resistant (since it's thicker) .. Other than that i would have chosen foil too.

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I was going to try foil, but I read somewhere that foil scatters light rather than reflect it around the whole tank, or something along those lines anyway lol.

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I don't see how a reflective material facing an area that needs to be lit up, would in any way direct less light than without it.
They fashion reflectors out of "hammertone" reflector sheets, which are very similar to what your end result would be-
hammertone reflector sheets

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