Lighting for a Chalice Tank?

Discussion in 'Reef Lighting' started by Xiztence, May 25, 2010.

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  1. Xiztence

    Xiztence Gigas Clam

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    Yes lol Do you think it will work? :)
     
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    OK, my bad guys, boss keep walking by (8)). It was actualy 2 in 1's idea for the 4 bulb arrangement. Try the configuration the guys with 6 & 8 bulb fixtures have using those Fiji purple bulbs. You could do a search for "T5 fixtures & bulbs" on here & I'm sure the thread will pop up. It even has pics of tanks with different configurations & all. If I can, I'll post the link.
     
  4. blackraven1425

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    I dunno, my fixture is all built into one unit with the top to the tank, cooling fans, ballast, a timer, moonlights, and skimmer access panel, so I haven't used any fixtures or hanging devices/methods before lol.
     
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    If you got that kinda cash to burn on tubular tin, then go for it. Why don't you try one of those cool systems and hang & suspend from the ceiling. Just find the rafters & you got it. (you do have rafters, right?). Your 24" fixture is light enough and these work real well.

    Sun Lift Light Fixture Suspension System - AquaCave
     
  6. Xiztence

    Xiztence Gigas Clam

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    Can't hang nothing from the ceiling :(
    Not my own house lol
     
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    You could probably take some PVC pipe and make one of your own on the cheap, and then you get to make it any color you want.
     
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  9. Xiztence

    Xiztence Gigas Clam

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    I'm only 16 lol Not very smart when it comes to stuff like building & thinking lol
     
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    All it takes is some PVC pipe, 2 elbows, a drill for the wires and some glue....


    | <Drill hole here for the wire to go thru
    | <-PVC
    |
    L __________
    .........^ PVC
    ^ elbow, glue here

    .....
     
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  11. Xiztence

    Xiztence Gigas Clam

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    Once I start the tank I'll come back to this lol
     
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