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Old 05-16-2011, 04:01 PM   #21
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pretty nice light setup your going to have there
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Old 05-16-2011, 04:23 PM   #22
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Nice. can't wait to see how it looks! Which one did you go with?
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Old 05-16-2011, 04:29 PM   #23
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I went with the no-named one off of ebay with the LED moonlights
flame me, i know

my gut said not to trust it
the price and wow factor said "trust me!"
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Old 05-16-2011, 04:45 PM   #24
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Hey, I don't judge. lol I have 2 odyssea fixtures remember? Cheap is good.
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Old 05-18-2011, 04:14 PM   #25
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Wow, this thing is BRIGHT
especcially when both whites and both actinics are on

I'm just wondering when I should run which lights. And I didn't like the stands it came on. So I am just resting the strip on the glass tops. This should be OK as long as the temperature doesn't go nuts, right?
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Old 05-18-2011, 04:16 PM   #26
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I wouldn't just rest it on the glass especially since you have working legs on the unit.

I have my blues come on at 9am then whites at 10. Whites go off at 8 and the blues follow at 9. I don't have any moonlights. :-(

I've been successfully keeping all my corals from softies to sps with this schedule and have 0 algae. That could also be the seahare and blenny at work too LOL
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Old 05-18-2011, 04:27 PM   #27
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I don't like it sitting like 5 inches above the aquarium When I sit down on the couch I can see the underside of the light fixture and it is very bright and distracts from the aquarium. What are the cons of resting it on the glass?

Should the blues be on with the whites during the day?
I'm not sure how this works (I am so noob).

I'm going to get a timer. They are cheap. I was thinking blues for dawn, blues & whites for daytime, blues for for dusk, then just moonlight leds for nighttime. Sound good?
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Yep, sounds good. After awhile you won't even notice the lights, I don't anymore. Mine are way higher than my couch too
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Thank you carey, you rock.

I'm going to put it on the legs anyways. Didn't realize how hot 4 bulbs would get, lol. I don't think the legs will attach securely unless I take off my glass tops. I'm not sure.. grr. I'll have to play with it.
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pictures! pictures!! lol
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