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What kind of lighting can i use?

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Hey, my name is Asael and this is my first post. I have been studying on dendroboard more than I have ever done in school lol :D. I am currently building a custom vivarium from some of my old kitchen windows that i had to tear down. The dimensions of the vivarium are 28Lx30Wx20H and i am hoping to get some thumbnails when i am done building it. My question is what kind of lighting should i use for the vivarium, the only problem is that i want to be able to see through the top glass. Is there some kind of lighting i could possibly hang from the ceiling to be close enough to the vivarium that it will be able to light up my vivarium without it covering the top glass? If there is any what kind should i use? Please help! and Thank You for your time.
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even working under HIDs, for short amounts of time, is huge PITA, couldn't even imagine having to live around one
If you're willing to do some light construction (only if you were worried about aesthetics), an limit the background to a lower height, you could use some florescent at an angle, shooting down into the viv, from the back.

Nothing I ever personally done, but seems like it would work
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