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Anyone know anything about this light?

Looking to buy 2 of these for under my canopy that is low profile canopy. My options are limited.

http://www.aquatraders.com/36-inch-3...e-p/52314p.htm


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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 02-16-2012, 12:00 AM
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The cheapest light, odyssea
i bought mine at ebay
but no timers and no newer legs

4 bulbs, 36" T5 HO Aquarium Light Hood Freshwater Plant 156W
4FT 2bulb t5 ho
3ft 2bulbs t5 ho

they work fine for me , i had them for one yr and none of bulbs gone bad,
plants growing fine with it
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The cheapest light, odyssea
i bought mine at ebay
but no timers and no newer legs

4 bulbs, 36" T5 HO Aquarium Light Hood Freshwater Plant 156W
4FT 2bulb t5 ho
3ft 2bulbs t5 ho

they work fine for me , i had them for one yr and none of bulbs gone bad,
plants growing fine with it

Do you just sit yours on top of the tank? Or glass top?
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just bought the 48"-52" a few days ago, although i'm pretty sure they shipped via stagecoach, and i won't have hands on experience with it for a while
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I am ordering these lights myself soon. For the price I can afford to take a risk.

I even have duckweed in my water bong!
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I think I would need to go with the built in fan one since I want to put this in a canopy?

Also my other option which I already own, is 4 T5 bulbs, reflectors, ballast, that would fit in the low profile canopy which is 7 inches high. Problem is I think it would be heavy to lift it all the time, that why I was thinking these lights would help with that and sit right on the glass.


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