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ok the tank is a 35 gallon tall its 30x12x23 and it came with a really cool canopy i would like to use.; its t8 but one of the strips dont work. it has starters and instead of messin with all that i would like to find a 24 in fisture i could just mount in there and i found some at lowes and home depot. heres the question if it says "takes 2 8 watt bulbs" can it hold an 18 watt? most of these fistures im finding are like shelf lights and wut not. just wondering ty
 

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No, a fixture for 8W fluorescents can not hold an 18W bulb. Maybe it holds it, but the ballast will not be able to do anything meaningful with it.

Fixtures with 8W T5 bulbs will not be sufficient to grow plants in your 35 gal tank.
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