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Old 11-19-2011, 01:31 PM   #38
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It has less strikes that I wanted.

I search over reflective materials and found a thread that suggest mylar, alum. foil, and flat white paint.

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/li...ml#post1410595

I tried Alum. foil and I would say, the foil bag I found inside Kellogs has the best strikes I've tried.

Here's another shot. I tried getting a pics with lights on but were not good photos. There's just too much light.

This shot has more reflection from the camera.
Its not the same from the photo above.

One of the things about fresh water planted tanks that seduced me into keeping aquariums again after many years away from the hobby is the fact that they could be as simple or complex as you want to make them. Unlike reef keeping, where you can drop $20k without blinking. So experiment away!
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