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post #2 of (permalink) Old 05-04-2004, 08:06 PM
SCMurphy
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I have learned through poor planning that there is a way to gage what might be a good canopy height.
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(1) is to know how much room you need to work in the tank. I need a good 10 inches to work under a canopy that is not rolled back or removed.

(2) is to design the Canopy to be 1/3 or so of the height of the stand. This sets up a proportional arraingement around the tank that is almost aesthetically pleasing.

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