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Old 07-26-2011, 12:38 AM   #1
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DIY moonlight

Sorry about the crappy cellphone pic, looks much better in person. Took about a half hour to get set up and everything, cost $20. But what I was wondering is would this actually work as a night light or would leaving it on just stress out my fish? Its not an actual moonlight, just some blue led strips so I don't think it actually simulates moonlight at all. Any opinions appreciated.
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Old 07-26-2011, 01:00 AM   #2
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Nice, I was thinking of doing the samething. I was going to buy the leds from an auto parts store.
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Old 07-26-2011, 01:08 AM   #3
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Thats what I did. I got the pack that has 2 12" flexible strips and mounted them on the inside of the top rim on both sides. It looks great in person. So far my fish don't seem to mind it and my black ghost knife comes out more with it on
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Do you have a pic of the ones you bought?
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No I don't and I already threw away the package, sorry. But its just called flex light and its the 24" one. The package has a little button you can push to sample the light. Its cost $20 at auto zone
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I bought 1 last week and I forgot how long it was, all I know the strip came bended somewhat and when I went to straighten it out I broke it.
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Wow thats some BS, you take it back? Mine came in a thing and was slightly bent but it was really flexible and worked great. I just cut the wires and hooked it up to a 12v wall plug in
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Yes I did, is the strip black the leds are tiny and like an inch apart?
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Old 07-27-2011, 02:37 AM   #9
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This is what I picked up, it came with tape at the top.
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Mines similar but a little different and has sticky tape on the back. I'll try to look up a pic real quick
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