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Old 07-30-2012, 09:45 PM   #1
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Led/light info?

Anyone know or have a link to where I can learn what all the terms mean for leds/lighting?
Looking to get a lights for my 140 and I have no clue what all these terms mean and would like to know. Radions look good but really exspensive and I heard there are others but I have no clue how to compare them without knowing what the terns mean. Thanks
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Old 07-30-2012, 09:47 PM   #2
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+1.
Btw op, I've heard about these taotronics LEDs.
You might wanna check those out.
/waits for someone who knows what he/she is talking about to chime in
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Old 07-30-2012, 09:49 PM   #3
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Yea I heard about those but like everything I got mixes reviews. If I can figure this stuff out that would help me have an idea what to look for.
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Old 07-30-2012, 10:09 PM   #4
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Yeah I've heard a lot about the fans, I'm honestly on the fence myself.
Lol your not alone
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Old 07-30-2012, 10:41 PM   #5
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There are many members that use the taotronics above their tanks. There is also a growing number that have been using the SOLs and Radions as well. Overall, all mentioned have given great results. Just have to be careful not to cook your corals, they are pretty powerful.
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Ok how do you make sure you dont fry them?
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Old 07-31-2012, 08:35 AM   #7
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This can be prevented through proper acclimation to the new lighting by dimming the light and having the fixture 10-20 inches above the tank.
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Old 07-31-2012, 11:44 AM   #8
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Ok thanks do you know a website for good led/ light information like the terms par, lum, etc? Just things I should about lighting ive look and ive found some but they are usually hard to understand. Thanks
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