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RE: New tank
> From: Alfred Heng <alheng at pacific_net.sg>
> I just bought a new tank. Went over board actually,it's a
> 6x2x2. Didn't
> think about because it was such a good deal, but now, back to the real
> world, how do I get enough light into it? I was thinking of
> MHDs, but
> decided against due to the heat, initial cost and running cost.
> Florescent? I think I will need a combinations of 48" and
> 24" to cover the
> span of the tank - 12-16 tubes in all!
Is there some reason you aren't considering 72" VHO bulbs? They really are
the most convenient method I know of for lighting a 72" tank with
fluorescent. You can get some ideas for large tanks at my web site.