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Re: Oceanic covers
They are fine and I have had no problems with mine on the 135 with 3x 150
watt MH bulbs.
You will have plenty of light BTW. No worries.
>From: Aquatic-Plants-Owner at actwin_com (Aquatic Plants Digest)
>To: Aquatic-Plants at actwin_com
>Subject: Aquatic Plants Digest V3 #1476
>Date: Mon, Dec 27, 1999, 12:48 PM
>Does anyone have any experience with the glass covers supplied with Oceanic
>tanks? I have one that came with a new 180 gal that I am concerned about.
>The cover has a rough texture on the underside that is probably meant to
>diffuse the light but looks like it would attenuate it significantly. It
>also looks like a great place for algae growth. Unfortunately, I have to
>have the tank covered to control humidity. I will have 4 72-inch VHO lamps,
>(640 watts = about 3.5 watts/gal). I haven't selected a plants list yet but
>I'm sure there will be some high-light species.
>Would it be better to replace the factory cover with clear plate glass or
>will the factory cover transmit sufficient light?
>Charlotte Hall, MD