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Old 05-07-2014, 05:59 PM   #1
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I have 33 gallon flatback......wondering what are good lights. I would like to keep the same lid. Thoughts

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Old 05-07-2014, 09:56 PM   #2
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What do you plan on keeping, and do you have a pic of the hood?

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Fish....just want to upgrade lighting....and not break bank doing it.

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Old 05-07-2014, 10:09 PM   #4
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What do you have now?
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Old 05-07-2014, 10:14 PM   #5
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Fish only you can pretty much go with anything that will fit the lighting opening. If heat is of import, consider an led fixture. They are not bad cost wise if you are not doing a reef system. What's the opening size where your current fixture resides?

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Lid is perfecto...20w florescent. Opening is 28" by 4"

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Do you want to grow plants?
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Old 05-10-2014, 11:56 PM   #9
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You would likely be fine with whatever gives you the look you desire. I'm a fan of led lights due to the life of bulbs, low heat output, and lower power consumption

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Surprised Brookster hasnt mentioned Pittbully's DIY cfl hood conversion ...you could put 6500k bulbs in there for more of a daylight look, or colored bulbs if your fish like to party...
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