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Old 10-10-2005, 01:28 PM   #21
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My only concern with the glass top is that I dont have a canopy and it might be throwing alot of extra light out of the tank around the room and not concentrating it inside.
This will depend on the type of fixture you buy to sit on top. If you get a fixture that has mounting legs and raise it up, then (IMHO) you get light scatter. I have my Coralife fixture resting directly on top of my 55gal with glass tops to slow evaporation, and there is no significant light scatter.
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Old 10-11-2005, 07:10 AM   #22
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The eclipse twin tube strip light fit right over the existing tank tops. problem solved.
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