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Old 09-06-2013, 12:55 PM   #1
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Mounting ideas for taotronics led

Just got 2 of the LEDs for my 55z. Was wanting to see how you guys are mounting them.

I was contemplating making some kind of support off of the stand that comes up the back of the tank but with over flow and return lines not sure if I want to. Not wanting to do a canopy either.

I have no problem mounting to wall but wanted to see other ideas first
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Old 09-06-2013, 01:19 PM   #2
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This is what I did... I bought the AquaticLife mounting brackets that fasten to the tank stand.
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Old 09-06-2013, 01:25 PM   #3
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I like that but not sure how I would do it with 2 of them.
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Old 09-06-2013, 01:29 PM   #4
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You can mount one on each... Just mount the stands more towards the center of the back of the tank...
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Old 09-06-2013, 03:05 PM   #5
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I have 2 hooks in the ceiling with a curtan rod going through them. I then attached 2 of the 4 small wires to long wires that are attached to the rod. So basically I have 4 long wires coming down and splitting off to either side of the units.....if that makes sense...
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Old 09-06-2013, 04:53 PM   #6
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I have 2 hooks in the ceiling with a curtan rod going through them. I then attached 2 of the 4 small wires to long wires that are attached to the rod. So basically I have 4 long wires coming down and splitting off to either side of the units.....if that makes sense...
Me to, but I used a threaded rod with locknuts on the ends and some good looking chain. Good thing is you can slide the lights if there not centered on the rod.
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Lowes/ home depot sells varying widths of metal strap.. Buy a 3-4 ft length. Soft bend it to the angle you want... Drill the holes to mount it. Then you can run the power cord down the back. Itll give a free floating look
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How high should they be above the tank? It's. 55 gallon about 20" tall
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Old 09-06-2013, 08:46 PM   #9
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How high should they be above the tank? It's. 55 gallon about 20" tall
At least 10" due to them not being waterproof (this is from TaoTronics)... Mine are 11"
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Curious to see if anyone has mounted them inside a canopy.
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