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Hello I have a 48x24x12 I have 2 Hydra 26 Hyper Drives. I was thinking about moving light to center of tank because they cover 24x24. I'm thinking I'd get better coverage that way, currently they are 10" from corners and 12" above water. I'm getting lots of light " bleeding outside of tank.
 

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Hello I have a 48x24x12 I have 2 Hydra 26 Hyper Drives. I was thinking about moving light to center of tank because they cover 24x24. I'm thinking I'd get better coverage that way, currently they are 10" from corners and 12" above water. I'm getting lots of light " bleeding outside of tank.
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I would find the center of your tank length wise and depth wise. Then once you find that make a mark so length should be 24 inches center and depth should be 12 if your using L x W x h so 48x24x12. So center on length should be 24 and center on depth should be 12. I would lay like a tape measure or meter stick down then make a dot, circle whatever. This will center your lights and give you equal coverage front to back and left to right. Then as far as height goes adjust to what your par level is.
 

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