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Looking for a light upgrade for a 28 gallon bow front. Currently I have the strip light that came with it at 17W. Looking for something between 80 -100W or higher. Really just looking to upgrade the strip light. Just checking to see if anybody has something that could work.

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Hi Mike,

I purchased a used Incandescent light strip and used 2 Spiral CFLs for a 20 Long. This works well, except you have to bend the reflector to fit the CFL bulb. Another option is to get the candelabra style bulbs, but that doesn't give you the wattage. One more option would be to buy higher wattage CFLs with mogul base and get an adapter to fit the standard incandescent bulb.

For another tank, I have 2 clip-on incandescent holders with CFLs, which works well also.

Probably not the solution to reuse your strip, but it may work if you can get 2 incandescent or mogul bases and hook it up.

Hope this helps.

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Sounds like a possibility.....But I'm just looking for a new light fixture. Really don't want to get involved with a Mod. I think the easiest solution is finding a new light fixture with a higher wattage.
Thank you very much for the reply.


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So, really I'm looking for a 24 inch light. I'm open to the watts. Does anybody have anything old around that they would like to move.

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