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Old 11-07-2014, 02:13 AM   #11
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Nope, only the one size. You could probably get away with one unit if you raise it a little higher than normal and don't mind a couple inches on the sides that would be low par areas (good place for some shrooms or other softies),or go with 2

Oh really? They are that strong?
That would be perfect!


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Old 11-08-2014, 12:11 AM   #12
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I think LEDs are the best the market can offer. You've basically seen the entire price range of units. It starts at the taotronics and ends at Radions.

Does anyone know anything about these?

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Old 11-08-2014, 12:38 AM   #13
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AI LEDS are excellent. If only I had the cash


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Yeah $600 is a huge amount :/


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Aqua Illuminations makes a good product. It's all about what you want to spend though. AI SOL Blue, Ecotech Radion, Hydra, Maxspect Razor...the list goes on. I prefer spending more on livestock than tank bling.
My tank a while ago. I made a box out of sheet aluminum to hide the lights and block the light from hitting me in the face as I watch tv-
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...before the box-

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FYI, I attached them together so they would stay somewhat uniform, with a piece of aluminum L channel from home depot-
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Aqua Illuminations makes a good product. It's all about what you want to spend though. AI SOL Blue, Ecotech Radion, Hydra, Maxspect Razor...the list goes on. I prefer spending more on livestock than tank bling.
My tank a while ago. I made a box out of sheet aluminum to hide the lights and block the light from hitting me in the face as I watch tv-

Those look amazing. From what I'm hearing LEDs are the future in this hobby. So just gotta pick the right ones


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Well I decided to bite the bullet and change out my terrible lights for some LEDs. My lfs was having a nice sale on Hydra52s. So I went ahead and started to buy them. Right now I have two out of the three I need, just trying to save some money for the last. Now I can really see how bad my lights were in the first place, and understand why all my corals, Nems, and even fish hated it. Since adding the new lights the corals have opened and grown, and the fish have become more lively, (both nems were returned before lights were purchased). Anyway I'll keep you all updated when I get the third but here are some pictures so far.


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