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Old 07-31-2002, 03:55 AM   #1
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What type of fixtures, bulbs, and on what size tanks do you guys have?

Have a 75gal with a 220w PC fixture comin soon.
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Old 07-31-2002, 04:05 AM   #2
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Currently on my 55 gallon I have 4 40 watt T-12 linear flourescents. I have 2 5000K and 2 6500K bulbs in there.

Here is a picture of the the hood I made for them!


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Old 07-31-2002, 11:50 PM   #3
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On my 30g tank, I have a 2x30w NO fluorescent fixture with one 18000K, one bulb that came with the Perfecto canopy I had on there originally.

On my 15g high tank: would you believe nothing at the moment? I'm having to rely on natural sunlight -- the tank is right next to a window -- until I get the hood fixed. Then it's 1x15w NO + sunlight until I get the nano hood built, when it'll get the 2x19w mogul-base CF bulbs.
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Old 08-01-2002, 12:26 AM   #4
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You havnt seen an algae problem yet?
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Old 08-03-2002, 10:51 AM   #5
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Fender,

You thought about installing reflector?
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Old 08-03-2002, 03:15 PM   #6
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Fender,

You thought about installing reflector?
Well it has got those cheap white reflectors that it came with and they do a pretty good job and my plants are doing good so I haven't really thought about it. However the time might come when I'm bored and need a DIY project to do!!!
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Old 08-04-2002, 05:17 PM   #7
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Hey guys

I have 260 watts PC on my 55Gal
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Old 08-27-2002, 04:21 AM   #8
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2 48" T8 tubes and 2 48" T12 tubes.. <-- Planted 55

1 24" T12, 2 24" T8 1 55Watt Compact <--- Saltwater 20 high
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Old 08-27-2002, 10:22 PM   #9
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I have a 75 gal planted tank. I use 4 -55watt compact flourescent tubes. 2 are 9325 color temp and the other 2 are 5700. I got them from: http://ahsupply.com/
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Old 10-04-2002, 02:32 PM   #10
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I have 29 gallon planted with 69watts of CF's (3x23w 5100K screw-in bulbs).

It is in the plastic perfecto hood. Gutted the hood and lined it with reflective (silver, not grey) duct tape. Screwed 3 hardwired sockets into existing screw holes of hood housing. Wired all 3 together to existing push-button switch.

That gives me 2.5wpg for about $15-20 and it looks like the original hood!

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Old 10-05-2002, 08:20 PM   #11
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On my 75 I have 3 96w PCs which is 288w..or 3.84wpg. I havent hooked it all up yet as Im still waiting on some bulbs...but we will see how it is..
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Old 10-06-2002, 05:45 PM   #12
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On my 55 gallon I have 110 watts PC and 40 watts regular flourescent. All light is around 5500 K. Is this enough?
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Old 10-07-2002, 12:49 AM   #13
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diy 2x36watt cf from Ahsupply on a 29g tank.
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Old 10-15-2002, 02:03 PM   #14
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Jus1moretank,

I have a 30g that I'm switching over to CFs. I'm toss between 2-36w or 1-96w. How are your plants doing? Are you adding CO2?

Thanks.
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Old 10-15-2002, 02:09 PM   #15
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I'm anonymous, forgot to log in.

I have 3-40w flouresent over a 36", 30g tank and 2-20w over a 10g.
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