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my sister is running 2 55 watt pc bulbs in a ghetto fixture made from an old plastic bucket. . .It is only temporary. but she has had no problems in about a week. I would recommend building a hood though, you don't have the pita of trying to fit something in a space. You build the space that you need and get the look you want.
 

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Building a fixture is very cheap. If you just want to build a rectanglar one, it would cost very little. The wood is about 3-6 dollars at home depot depending on if you want to put a back onto it. You can either nail it or just get 4-6 joints and screw them in on the inside and you can stain it or gloss after.

It is a good project. After the first time I did it, the next was much easier and faster.

Yours doesn't look like it is that big so it probably will cost very little to make the hood.
 

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The biggest appeal of a premade fixture would be the ability to have the tank open top. You can easily reach in and work on it and it looks nicer.
 
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