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post #13 of (permalink) Old 02-08-2013, 12:54 AM
Algae Grower
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Missouri
Posts: 36
I agree, they are awesome for the width!
but the finnex are built with a 120deg optical angle, so it provides sufficient spread for our 18inch depth.
I was about to get a new t5ho fixture because my original ones were only 2ft long, rather than the full 3ft of the tank.

but after 1 year of ownership on a t5ho fixture, getting new bulbs when the original ones go bad=the price of this finnex. so as long as I keep my tank running that long, then i've saved money (+savings with it being led's on energy)

Here are the pictures as promised:
i'm tearing this down in a month to use what i was designing in the other its a plain jane tank until then.
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