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[APD] Re: Corner tank

Deb wrote: "I have been looking to downsize my 90
gallon tank, and in the process I have fallen in love
with an All-Glass corner tank.  DH says to go for it,
but it just doesn't look practical.  Lighting looks
like a huge 
problem.  I could place some pc lights across the top,
but I'm afraid there will be a big dark spot in the
back of the tank.  Some type of MH pendant and an open
top would probably be the way to go.  I am wondering
if anyone here has any experience with this type of

Deb, I have a 54 All-Glass corner tank and its great. 
Like you imagined, lighting is a bit of a challenge
but it can be done with some DIY.  I have a fixture
made from components purchased from AHSupply.  Running
parallel with the front of the tank I have  2 36 watt
bulbs and then 2 13 watt bulbs end to end.  So, like
___  ___

If I were to do it over, I would add a 55 between the
36's and then butt the 2 13 watt bulbs back to back. 
This would give better coverage of the rear and side
corners and bump the wattage up a little.  Like this:


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