8W actinic

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  1. brendanpre

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    Hey ppl

    Does anobody know where I can get a 8W T5 actinic tube? Do you even get them that small?

    It is for a nano and I can't get anything bigger because it won't fit.

    BTW I am in DBN.
     
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    What is your max dimensions? Would a 18w 50/50 pl not fit?
     
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    The tanks is about 300mm long, so it might fit. The problem is that I can modify the lid quite easily to take another T5 tube, but the PL is a bit wider. Also where do I get a PL fitting? T5 fittings are easy.
     
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    For the PL but the standard DIY T8 electronic ballast at any pet shop (make sure it is the 18W one). They sell them everywhere. Simply connect the end caps by squeezing them a bit.
     
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    Any other ideas?
     
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    I have seen it at the LFS here in CPT if you don't come right please advise i could always arrange to have it couriered to you.
     
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