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Old 11/25/2019, 07:49 PM   #1
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Biocube custom hood

Wanted to get an HQI look with an LED on my biocube 32. After many exhausting searches on google I found one tank. Google Johns Biocube. That is the only Biocube like it. I was able to reach him and he agreed to make mine like his. Only difference is I opted to have an acrylic lens over opening to prevent evaporation. With the lens the tank takes over a week to evaporate half a gallon. It has an extremely OEM look to it. I personally think Biocube's with the hood removed leaves a very ugly look with the exposed top rim. The Biocube's that have had the rim removed risk catastrophic failure (29/32 gal) without the extra support. I also needed a simple light mount solution without mounting it top the back of the stand, wall, ceiling, or floor stand. For this I simply used one of the “command damage free wall hangers (brushed nickel)” stuck to the back glass. When I need to life the hood all the way open I simply loosen the screw on the light bracket and take it off. This is so I don't have to re-adjust my light bracket every time when bending it up. I very rarely need to open lid all the way up anyway. Super simple super easy If you see this John, thanks!

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Old 11/26/2019, 04:47 AM   #2
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Looks good..

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Old 11/26/2019, 05:13 AM   #3
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That’s sweet! Opens up a slew of lighting options while still maintaining the OEM look.

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