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Old 08-12-2012, 10:19 PM   #1
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How many led fixtures for a 100 gallon?

I've already decided in going to use the taotronic dimmable LEDs on my 100 gallon reef, the only question is how many?
I'd rather use 2 fixtures, but I want my tank lit correctly.
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Old 08-12-2012, 10:56 PM   #2
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What kinds of corals are you gonna keep? Softies and low light lps I think would be fine with 2 but if you want high light corals id go with 1 every two feet. Is this a 5' tank?
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Old 08-13-2012, 12:10 AM   #3
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60x 20x 18
I wanna be able to keep it all
Another thing I should add it that the fixture will only be a few inches above the water. So each will have to be dimmed.
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Then you won't get much spread. Id run three, one in between each of the braces.
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Old 08-13-2012, 06:30 PM   #5
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Then you won't get much spread. Id run three, one in between each of the braces.
That's what I was thinking I would have to do.
I like seccond opinions though. Thanks!
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Old 08-14-2012, 05:55 PM   #6
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I have a 110 and I have 3 about 10 inches from
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Your right Zactheninja,that you will need atleast 2 fixtures on your 100 g tank! there are some light like 55x3,with dimmable,with 3 fans,the colors are blue & white,has a different switch too,that is the type of LED i am using now to my 29g with 90 degrees optic.if you want more spread,you will need 3 atleast coz you tank looked longer.what is the length,width & depth of your tank?
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that was a nice tank,hardridge!
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Thx I love it
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Your right Zactheninja,that you will need atleast 2 fixtures on your 100 g tank! there are some light like 55x3,with dimmable,with 3 fans,the colors are blue & white,has a different switch too,that is the type of LED i am using now to my 29g with 90 degrees optic.if you want more spread,you will need 3 atleast coz you tank looked longer.what is the length,width & depth of your tank?
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