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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 07-20-2007, 11:21 PM Thread Starter
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DIY Hanging Light Pendant

Is this a good idea? I am planning to light up my 10 gallon hexagon tank with a hanging pendant powered by a screw in compact fluorescent lamp.

I took a wall anchor and drilled it into the ceiling above the tank, then put in a cup screw. I took a long length of picture hanging wire, then tied it to the cup hook with generous amounts of twists.

In the middle of the hanging wire, I did a little circular thing to shorten the wire. I am planning to attach a decent looking can light onto the picture hanging wire.
Is this idea a god idea, or should I use different hanging material?

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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 08-02-2007, 10:37 PM
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If you're planning on growing any plants then it may not be enough light. If not then it sounds like it might look cool.

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