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Old 05-27-2013, 08:40 PM   #11
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newest addition to my tank with the new lights...... I have the lights at the lowest setting at this time.
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Old 05-27-2013, 08:47 PM   #12
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I'm trying to take a pic of my tank but on the lowest settings their is a glare.... Might be my camera...
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Old 05-27-2013, 10:29 PM   #13
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I am getting the same light. Just the full spectrum ones. I take it you really like them?
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Old 05-27-2013, 10:40 PM   #14
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Yes, I do Jonnypro I will never use anything else but leds, and I do recommend them they really solve a lot of problems with saltwater tanks....I would only use the dimmable units but they provide the proper lighting which can be adjusted and any heating problems are solved especially if you have a cover over your tank. and they are really a lot cheaper than any unit out there no bulb changes and they last 50,000 hrs and only if they lasted 1/3rd of that you would still save money on bulb changes...If you can soldier you can replace the diodes really cheap if they do burn out.
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Old 05-28-2013, 02:46 AM   #15
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less than 4 months under taotronic LEDs...
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Old 05-28-2013, 08:13 AM   #16
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Yes, I do Jonnypro I will never use anything else but leds, and I do recommend them they really solve a lot of problems with saltwater tanks....I would only use the dimmable units but they provide the proper lighting which can be adjusted and any heating problems are solved especially if you have a cover over your tank. and they are really a lot cheaper than any unit out there no bulb changes and they last 50,000 hrs and only if they lasted 1/3rd of that you would still save money on bulb changes...If you can soldier you can replace the diodes really cheap if they do burn out.
I have a 6' long tank. Now the lfs said I can get away with 2 of these units. Because the top of my tank has only 2 openings. Here is An old pic.

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Nah i'd go 3 on a 6 foot, 2's not gonna cover everything...
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Old 05-28-2013, 10:08 AM   #18
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Congrats on the new LED lights! I also use LED lights but unfortunately I still must chillers. The fact that we don't have central AC in the summer here my room temperature gets hot enough that I can swing from 76 to 82 in about 10 hours and back down again as quickly. Enjoy those bee lights shimmering!

*edit. I have four fixtures over a 6' x 3' tank and three fixtures over a 4' x 2' tank
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Congrats on the new LED lights! I also use LED lights but unfortunately I still must chillers. The fact that we don't have central AC in the summer here my room temperature gets hot enough that I can swing from 76 to 82 in about 10 hours and back down again as quickly. Enjoy those bee lights shimmering!

*edit. I have four fixtures over a 6' x 3' tank and three fixtures over a 4' x 2' tank
Any pics of the 6'?
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Any pics of the 6'?
Yeah you can see them on my build thread.

Keith's Frag Tank / Coral Propagation Tank Build
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