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Old 10-13-2012, 03:15 PM   #1
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Best way to raise light above tank?


Looking for a real simple way to raise my odyssea fixture about six inches above the water. I wish I came with legs. About my only complaint with them

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Old 10-13-2012, 04:23 PM   #2
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L brackets in the wall is pretty simple.
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Old 10-13-2012, 04:30 PM   #3
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Doh! So simple I over looked it and I'm a fan of the KISS method lol.

Also I noticed a funny spelling error making it sound like I have no legs but rest assured, my legs work wonderfully haha

Thanks buddy.

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Here's what I just did for mine. I have the reptile dual light domes, I have 2x23W CFL's in them and made a L bracket out of wood, reinforced with 2 metal L brackets, painted with 10min dry Kyrlon Fusion (It started raining, so had to be painted outside quick), 3 holes in the wall with plastic anchors, all said and done in about 20mins.

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Old 10-14-2012, 02:40 PM   #5
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Here's what I just did for mine. I have the reptile dual light domes, I have 2x23W CFL's in them and made a L bracket out of wood, reinforced with 2 metal L brackets, painted with 10min dry Kyrlon Fusion (It started raining, so had to be painted outside quick), 3 holes in the wall with plastic anchors, all said and done in about 20mins.

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