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    Can you send me the link to your new thread? I am wanting to keep an anemone and am interested to see what everyone has to say.
     
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    It says 48 inch 6 x 54 watt
     
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    DId you hang it or use the mounting legs? Does it get very hot? Do you miss not having the moon LED lights?

    Sorry for all the questions, I just want to make sure I get the right fixture :)
     
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    I use the mounting legs. I just slide it back when I have to get in the tank. I never had moon lights. It does put out a lot of heat, but it has a built in fan that comes on when the lights come on.
     
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    Thanks so much!!!
     
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    You are quite welcome ....
     
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    Lily,That same light would work great on your tank to.All the heat you get from T-5s seems to get blown out the top of the fixture by the cooling fans.
     
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    Would it still work if I hung it? The fixture is 12inches wide and I have a bowfront so it will not fit. I will have to get the hanging mount (which they sell) and hang it about 8 inches above the water. That is where the top of my canopy is. The top is all open so I can remove the glass lids and let the light shine down. Do you think that would work?
     
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    It would work great Lily.
     
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    +1 yote
     
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    Thanks everybody.....I'm so nervous....it is a big investment and a final decision :)
     
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    I know how you feel. It is a big investment. That's why I asked so many questions about the lighting on here before I bought mine. Good luck !!!
     
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    My only hang up is that I found a 716w (MH and T5 mixture) fixture for the same price. It is an odyssea - I know I read the thread, but all the reviews that I found about the fixture were good. They were from people that have had the fixture for several years.
     
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    If I had it to do all over I'd try one of those two. They get a lot of bad and good press though.
     
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    Sunshine - I wanted to say thanks for the light advice. I got mine in and I love it!!

    Whatever happened with your anemone? I got one today and it looks great, it bubbled up and turned colors, and then took off under the rocks. It is 12" big and I am not sure how I am going to feed it with it hiding.
     
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    The Anemone is still alive. It is on the side of a rock near the back of the tank. I can't get to it to feed it either. It still opens up. I'm glad you like your lights. You need to post a pic of yours.
     
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