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Old 10-13-2008, 06:16 PM   #1
 
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MH Lighting question

how high above the aquarium should i place a metal Halide Pendant
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Old 10-19-2008, 09:20 PM   #2
 
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how strong are they?
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Old 10-19-2008, 09:22 PM   #3
 
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i also forgot, is there a shielding on them? and do you have good ventilation?
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Old 11-08-2008, 09:20 PM   #4
 
Height will depend on heat, height of tank, type of corals and where they are placed. It is a very hard question to answer. A good rule is about 12 inches above water.
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Old 11-10-2008, 03:36 PM   #5
 
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I don't agree with 12in from the water. i personally use 4in and i know many that do the same and keep great tanks.
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