VHO's and end cap length

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VHO's and end cap length

Post by Breadman » Tue Jan 18, 2005 8:08 am

I'm building a canopy for my new 100 gallon tank this week and I need some measurements. Along with the three MH's in the hood I will also be putting four 60" VHO's. Does anyone know the total length of this bulb with water proof end caps? I don't want to get the canopy built and then find out my lights won't fit.

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Post by Snakeman » Tue Jan 18, 2005 12:18 pm

I can measure mine when I get home if nobody else has let you know by then.
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Post by Breadman » Tue Jan 18, 2005 12:21 pm

Snakeman wrote:I can measure mine when I get home if nobody else has let you know by then.
Thanks

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Post by Snakeman » Tue Jan 18, 2005 4:46 pm

48-5/8" end cap to end cap.
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Post by Breadman » Tue Jan 18, 2005 4:48 pm

Snakeman wrote:48-5/8" end cap to end cap.
Thanks. So 61" should hold everything.

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Post by Snakeman » Tue Jan 18, 2005 7:52 pm

That would be plenty for the vhos. I've olny got about 1" of space on each end of my Vhos. I made my top so that it hindge up with all of the bulbs attached so it makes it a lot easier to change bulbs and digging around in the tank.
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