Unusual Vivarium Shapes
There are several types of unusually shaped aquariums that make really nice vivariums (half moons, pentagons, hexagons, etc.) but finding lighting that looks like it was made for these tanks (that grows plants even "ok") is a big challenge. That's where custom made light panels come into their own. Here's some examples that show how challenging a good lighting solution can be: To fit this tank with a top that includes vents, misters and then effective lighting can challenge any vivarium designer. So a very unique lighting layout was just designed for this type of aquarium which looks like this ...
Colored Up Bromeliads
I think everyone with a "glass box" knows what it's like to have inferior lighting at some point, usually when you first get into the hobby. The most obvious symptom of this is having colorful bromeliads that "green out" once they've been under inadequate lighting for long enough. I had this problem for a number of years when running stock, off the shelf lights from the local Big Box pet store. Those were all based on under powered T8 and T5 florescent tubes. I switched to the store bought LED lighting when it first became available in those same stores,...
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