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Old 09-25-2012, 11:38 PM   #1
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T5 Light Fixture

Is there a method of creating an efficient and cheaper t5 light fixture than the ones sold at fish stores?

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Old 09-28-2012, 10:52 AM   #2
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I would suggest just buying one offline. I, like many others on here, use Fishneedit fixtures. If you want one real cheap check out odyssea.

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Old 09-28-2012, 10:54 AM   #3
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You can buy retrofits which are pretty much just the bulbs and wiring but imo a good quality fixture is worth the money to give you a clean, reliable system. I run the tek elite 6 bulb 36" and LOVE IT!
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Old 09-28-2012, 11:26 AM   #4
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Not sure exactly what you are looking for, but I found a nice fixture here Fluorescent Aquarium Lighting Fixtures I don't know what size you need, but I got the 30" dual T5 for my 29g. It ended up being around $45 including shipping. It would probably be around $60 if you needed the 48" fixture. I thought it was a knock off brand, because it says Aqualight on the website, but it is actually a Coralife fixture.

Again not sure what you are wanting, but I think you'd probably be happy with one of those fixtures. Hope that helps. Good luck
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