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Old 12-18-2010, 11:03 AM   #1
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Is your light suspended?

I'm wondering what everyone's light fixture looks like when it's suspended. I see that almost every one of them has a hanging option and was curious how often people use them and what they look like.

So post your hanging fixture picture!
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Old 12-18-2010, 01:05 PM   #2
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here is my last coral tank and a picture of when it was lit by 150 watt, clip on halides and another when it was lit by hanging 8 lamp t-5 fixtures. yep, that top frag tank is suspended from the ceiling too.

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Old 12-19-2010, 06:38 AM   #3
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That is an awesome tank! I bet you make a ton of money off those frags.
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Old 12-19-2010, 09:32 AM   #4
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well, i sold corals much cheaper than most. i actually got into the business because i was sick of seeing 40 dollar, 1" frags. i guess i paid for the salt and electric though..
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Old 12-19-2010, 10:09 AM   #5
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Do you still sell them? I know I WILL be extremely interested once my tank gets a bit more established. Right now I wouldn't know where to begin if I were to have a 1" frag.
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well, i'm making settlement on a house in about 60 days. i'm definitely going to be putting an obscene reef system in, but i'm not sure about anything else at this point. if i decide to do something commercial, i'll be sure to contact the officers here and see if i can advertise.
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I think all you'll need is that picture of your setup and your contact info in the corner, the picture sells! What size tank are you thinking?
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well, something in-wall i hope. maybe 300+ gallon display and i was thinking of using one of these in the basement as a lagoon/frag area-
American Farmland Round Tank 8 x 2 in Plastic - 2177188 | Tractor Supply Company
i'm mainly worried about humidity. it's a long way off though...i'll work something out.
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i'll probably have the display tank made. all the 300+ tanks out there seem to be a bit too deep top to bottom for my liking. 24" is about as deep as i can stand (short arms)
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