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Today I was looking in my parents attic to search for some old car radio speakers and parts to sell on ebay to earn some cash to upgrade my lighting...when I stumbled upon 15 of these, brand new in their boxes:

They are PERFECT! They are only 14 inches long, come installed with the ballast and can fit 2 x 27w CF bulbs! I could easily make a DIY canopy for 1 of them and have plenty of light over my 20 gallon, and if I got adventurous, add a second! I'm also thinking of throwing one over my future 10 gallon.

And the reflector, it's amazing. I will post a picture of the fixture later. These lights are made for focusing light onto a narrow, specific area, like a menu on a wall. The reflector is perfectly curved.

Only ONE problem. It's a track light, and I know NOTHING about track lights. How the HELL do I power this thing up? Reading the instructions, it looks like it works with a Lytespon track.

If I'm going to use these, am I going to have to go to Home Depot, whip up a new canopy and install track lighting just for one of these?

Cost is obviously an issue, is it possible to use these at low cost?

Also, track lighting and water concerns me. Exposed electrical current over an aquarium = not good.

Is there any sort of an adapter to conver track lights to regular lights?
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