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Old 04-10-2012, 02:25 PM   #521
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I think two of the 120w panels would be prefect for a 55g.

If I had the money i would be getting more of the panels and putting them over m,y 125g reef. lol But maybe next time.....
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Old 04-10-2012, 02:42 PM   #522
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I'm ordering one Friday it's been decided lol and the 2nd at the end of the month...how high should they be hung over the tank?
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Old 04-10-2012, 02:57 PM   #523
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I'm going to start with 6 inches above the water. I believe thats the height Mr X has his panels at.

woohoo! I'm sure you'll love the lights, the blue light makes the corals glow crazy! lol
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Have fts with the LEDs?
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Old 04-10-2012, 04:04 PM   #525
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I only used it over my 20g for a few weeks, I have a picture of that. But I am in the actual build part of my 60g now and the lights will be up and mounted on my tank this week, hopefully anyways.....lol


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Old 04-10-2012, 04:18 PM   #526
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That looks nice! I'm not sure where I'm going to put mine. I don't think it's going to be able to hang from the ceiling.
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Old 04-10-2012, 04:27 PM   #527
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I couldnt hang them either so I bought these

Current Hanging Arm Lighting Assembly, Aquarium Lighting Power | PetSolutions

It will mount to the back of the stand and I can hang it with the included hanging kit. Thats the plan anyway lol
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Looks nice! And I'll be following along now haha Im so excited to get these lights cause I was gonna get some new bulbs soon anyways so thought why not spend te extra money and get way better lights then t5s...sorry for the jack but one last question is there gonna need to be a light acclimation? Right now I just have 4x54 t5ho
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I would start with the corals lower than you have them now and work those that need higher light closer to the light over a few weeks.

I was planning on using egg crate over my tank for this purpose, the corals that are going into this tank are already high in the tank on frag racks under 6 t5's on each side.

I agree, if you are gonna spend almost a hundred bucks on bulbs why not get a whole new, cheaper to run and longer lasting fixture.
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I couldnt hang them either so I bought these

Current Hanging Arm Lighting Assembly, Aquarium Lighting Power | PetSolutions

It will mount to the back of the stand and I can hang it with the included hanging kit. Thats the plan anyway lol
Thanks for the link! But for 90$ I might do a DIY..
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