Where can I get T5 reflectors ?

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    Hi

    I am a bit of a DIY'er myself and my home-made canopy cover has a DIY reflector made from 1mm Aluminium sheeting - nothing fancy, and it works for me (see attached). I am going to be redoing my tank covers to a more streamlined version and I was wondering if there are any off-the-shelf reflectors that any of you know of. I am thinking of the kind that you used to get in the old office fluorescent fixtures, that look like a polished metal, but was probably coated plastic ?

    Also looking for clips to hold the T5 tubes, I am currently using cable ties pulling T8 clips tight over the tubes.

    Anyone in the know ? Philip ?

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    Hi Henk
    I have tried your root, but with no success, that is why I manufacture my own.
    Use terry clips that you can buy from any hardware, but they do rust over a period of time.
    I have mine epoxy coated.

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    Phil
     

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