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Old 12-15-2012, 09:05 PM   #1
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HELP! I have a 6 gallon with finnex 12" need more light


so what do i do if i need more light? any way to make it stronger?

i grabed my 18" today and it is SO much brighter ... but then my little tanks (the light straddles them) don't have enough light!

i need cheep and good looking (stop laughing) it's in my dining room...
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Old 12-16-2012, 05:41 PM   #2
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You may want to consider a nice desk or floor lamp that can be placed above the tank. Lots of different looks. Easy to use LED bulbs or cheap Daylight CFLs to get the amount of lighting you desire.

Could also hang a pendant fixture of some sort over the tank from the ceiling or from a hanging arm.
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Old 12-18-2012, 04:04 AM   #3
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thanks... i had a feeling the only option was to add a light, no way to upgrade the finnex.
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Old 12-31-2012, 09:36 PM   #4
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Untitled by laq997, on Flickr

worked!

and i enjoyed making the STANDS for the clamp lights a nice camus and something called tikal ... either way offsets 'kid doing college apps' stress
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