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Old 09-06-2013, 10:23 PM   #21
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I built a canopy and mounted my leds in the canopy. leds are approx. 7 inches above the water I have 90 degree optics...see pics. below.
Looks killer bill. What size tank I that? Water doesn't splash and hit the LEDs?
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Old 09-06-2013, 11:09 PM   #22
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55 gallon tank, and water does not splash onto the leds...here is another pic... I have an egg crate top without any glass its open and I evaporate about 1/2 to 3/4 gal of water a day...
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Old 09-06-2013, 11:21 PM   #23
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55 gallon tank, and water does not splash onto the leds...here is another pic... I have an egg crate top without any glass its open and I evaporate about 1/2 to 3/4 gal of water a day...
Looks great. I wish I was that talented to build something like that. I have a 135g tang and am hoping to buy 3 of the 120's. I like the way my tank looks with cabinet and canopy. I would hate to have to lose the canopy.
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Old 09-06-2013, 11:40 PM   #24
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Looks great. I wish I was that talented to build something like that. I have a 135g tang and am hoping to buy 3 of the 120's. I like the way my tank looks with cabinet and canopy. I would hate to have to lose the canopy.

post pics of the top of your canopy inside and outside....you may be able to cut the holes you need and simply set the units on top of your canopy.
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I was meaning that you should build a frame that mounts to the wall. Itll extend out over te tank and hold the leds
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Old 09-06-2013, 11:52 PM   #26
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As you can see my whole lid on canopy lifts up. Its 3/4 ply with a nice trim. It sits above water about 7". I'm trying to attach but it says that the photo exceeds my limit...?
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Old 09-07-2013, 12:08 AM   #27
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I was meaning that you should build a frame that mounts to the wall. Itll extend out over te tank and hold the leds
That's actually not a bad idea. What size wood would be attached to the wall?
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Old 09-07-2013, 12:32 AM   #28
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You could do a floating canopy out of 2x4. That way itll give you the look of the canopy, but itll be a bit up off the tank
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You could do a floating canopy out of 2x4. That way itll give you the look of the canopy, but itll be a bit up off the tank
Hung from the ceiling?
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From the wall behind the tank. Let me see if i cant find a pic
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