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Old 12-11-2003, 06:30 PM   #1
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I am building a new DIY light box. I plan to use 4 T8 32 watt bulbs for a 75 gal. What would the optimal distance between bulbs be? I cannot afford a polished reflector so it will be painted white, possibly using some mirror tile on top.

Suggestions are greatly appreciated.
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Old 12-11-2003, 06:59 PM   #2
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Space them about 3"-31/2" apart for 4 bulbs.
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Old 12-11-2003, 08:44 PM   #3
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i asked this question before and gulf coast aquarian offered his opinion.

http://www.plantedtank.net/forum/vie...ighlight=#4368
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