Nano Lighting Question

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  1. Sparky

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    Hey guys

    I know this is a daft question, but what I know about lighting is dangerous.

    I pulled out my nano over the weekend, the only markings on the tube say T58W.

    Now I know the T5 part is the size/type of tube, but does the 8W mean its only 8 watts?

    If so, can I change them without modifying the hood design?
     
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    Mekaeel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    hEy Sparky,is this from one of the branded name Nanos?(ready made)i know there are 8W t5s available,checked them at games.whats the dimensions of the tank?i guess if you going to change the bulb,you gonna need to change the ballast aswell
     
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    Its the Jebo Curved Glass one. I don't mind changing the ballast if it will fit in the hood. Found a nice corner to stick the tank so want to run it again.
     
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    how deep is the tank?
     
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    Offhand, its about 40 to 50cm deep...
     
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    Sparky - please post a pic of the actual light/globe in side the hood of the tank?
    Many thanks.
     
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    oh and by the way are you planning on keeping corals or FOWLR?
     
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    I'll do that tonight, no problem.
     
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