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Old 08-28-2013, 06:22 PM   #11
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The only think Id do differently is not get 90 degree optics. I have 2 units with optics and the light is super intense. I find my tank without optics just gets a nice spread and I don't burn/bleach with them.
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You should be able to pop them right off.
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You should be able to pop them right off.
Sometime, several companies glue them on.
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Old 08-28-2013, 06:55 PM   #14
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Oh you're kidding. I'll have to check that out. I guess I just uncrew the unit and acces them eh. I had no idea they could come off....
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The ones with optics don't have a plastic splash shield over them, do they? I believe if they aren't glued you should be able to just yank on them. I have some optics here I was going to try on one of my fixtures and these just snap on.
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I've got both kinds. The earlier fixtures didn't use the snap on lenses.
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Thanks guys! I have an opportunity to buy 2 dimmables for $200. They are brand new. They have the royal blue and cool white with 90 degree optics. Gonna make the purchase I think.
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Thanks guys! I have an opportunity to buy 2 dimmables for $200. They are brand new. They have the royal blue and cool white with 90 degree optics. Gonna make the purchase I think.
if they look anything like the taotronics fixtures (2 power supplies, 2 dimmers, hanging kit etc) then thats a good buy, theyre $120 brand new i think.
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Thanks guys! I have an opportunity to buy 2 dimmables for $200. They are brand new. They have the royal blue and cool white with 90 degree optics. Gonna make the purchase I think.

Dim those bad boys way down to start. Like 30 - 40 % on at first and slowly turn them up. I have those on my 55 and I'm leaving them at 50% and everything grows like crazy.
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