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Re: lighting question

>PS. I have found that polished aluminum reflectors are actually worse than
>potato-chip bags (metallized poly) shaped properly, for use over small tanks
>with PCFs. :-) 36W PCF over a 10G tank really zings! Fantastic algae blooms!

Maybe metallized acrylic (commonly used as mirror tiles in drop ceilings)
would be a suitable material to try? The 1/8" thick stuff is relativly easy
to form using a heat gun or, preferably, a strip heater. It can be had in
2' x 4' 1/4 sheets from http://www.usplastic.com if anyone is interested.
It should be easily obtained from a lot of building places too.


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