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  1. elweshomayor

    elweshomayor Giant Squid

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    so if i choose that one i posted above.. all i need is to adjust the legs a little bit and its good? enough wattage for a high lightning corals?

    (DYI ?)
     
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  3. Seano Hermano

    Seano Hermano Giant Squid

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    Nova Extremes are made by the company, Current. While this is a good fixture, the smallest size they make is too small for your tank(20" and only 108w ) and the next size up is too large(36").

    Here's the same fixture on Foster and Smith Aquatics

    http://www.fosterandsmithaquatics.com/product/prod_display.cfm?c=3578 3733 18700&pcatid=18700&r=558
     
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    Yes, Do It Yourself is DIY, you might need to modify the legs if they do not adjust to the width of your tank.
     
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  5. Seano Hermano

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    Is your tank a 29g (30" long) or a 30g, which most people call a 30g long? (A 30g long is 36")
     
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  6. Seano Hermano

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    Either way you'll have to buy the suspension hardware. More of a personal preference. With the 36" you'll get more light coverage, but with the 24" you could have a sponge, as they should be placed in a rather shaded area of the tank.
     
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    elweshomayor Giant Squid

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    my tank is 29G
     
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  9. elweshomayor

    elweshomayor Giant Squid

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    how would i go about doing this? any ideas? is the fixture adjustable?
     
  10. Seano Hermano

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    ok. Yeah. Either length for light fixture will work.

    Just get the suspension hardware.
     
  11. 2in10

    2in10 Super Moderator Staff Member

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    The legs on the Current adjust but the 24" model won't get to the sides of your tank. The 36" model will adjust in far enough to sit on your tank. Not sure about the other brand, you will need to read up on ti before you buy.
     
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  12. Seano Hermano

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    And yes, order the 36" the 24" is too low of wattage for corals requiring high light output.
     
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