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Old 01-13-2012, 10:00 AM   #1
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Canopy - Lighting ?

Hello All -

I am planning to begin the build for a stand and canopy for a 72" X 24" X 31" (L x W x H) FOWLR tank. I've built these before for a 110H style tank and I used a lighting system with VHO Florescents. I am considering metal halide this time as I just like the way they look - here are my questions: - as I plan a closed-top type canopy - 1) how many/what type metal halides should I use? 2) What distance should they be suspended between the canopy and the tank? (I know I'll need cooling fans, etc)

' any thoughts? Thanks in advance-

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