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Re: [APD] T5 endcap question
Thanks, the twist-lock at $1.95 a pair works for me. This is over a acrylic tank so the ends are protected.
On Wed, 28 Sep 2005, Gordon McLellan wrote:
> both my planted tanks use T5HO; diy canopies using icecap water resistant
> endcaps ... I bought them from www.reefgeek.com <http://www.reefgeek.com> -
> I see reefgeek also sells the mini-bipin twist-lock (which I think is the
> standard socket) ... for under two bucks
> if you have any reef / marine fish stores in the area, check them...
> although the two marine stores here are still under the impression that t5ho
> is 'junk' and don't carry anything...
> another thought if you don't mind a little DIY, is find the under cabinet
> lights that use the T5NO bulbs (same socket), and raid the fixture for its
> sockets ... I've seen them on sale for $10 sometimes, so $5 a socket is kind
> of steep I guess... a lot less expensive than the icecaps, but then again, I
> wouldn't trust an open-air socket to being installed literally at the waters
> edge as my icecaps currently are.
> On 9/28/05, Paul M Wallace <pwallace at u_washington.edu> wrote:
>> Does anyone have a good source of T5 endcaps (minature bipin). The local
>> HD is selling four foot T5 bulbs but endcaps are still rare...
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