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Old 01-01-2012, 06:49 PM   #1
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DOG moonlight

I was curious if this http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B002X7...an_am_ap_am_us would work for a moonlight...
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Oops, I meant DIY in the title
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This is what I've used in the past, got them from autozone for like $15 and connected it to an old cordless phone adapter I had laying around
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This is what I have on my tank now and love them I went to radio shack and got a 12 volt to 120 volt adapter that can go from 1 volt to 12 volts DC so I can change how bright the blue light is and I only have about 25 dollars in the whole build
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This is what I have on my tank now and love them I went to radio shack and got a 12 volt to 120 volt adapter that can go from 1 volt to 12 volts DC so I can change how bright the blue light is and I only have about 25 dollars in the whole build
How are you about to dim the LEDs? Does the adaptor have a dimmer or something?
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You can select the amount of DC volts it put outs the less voltage the dimmer the lights. I will tell u tho these leds won't work on anything less then 9 volts DC
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I picked up some similar "Flex LEDs" meant for car interior accent lighting. Like alex07 I found a transformer from the junk drawer and hooked it up. Unfortunately it's WAY too bright in my 36G bow. Transformer is rated 12V 1000mA but actually outputs up to 17V. Think I'll try something weaker. We covered half the LEDs in the strip with black tape and it was still too bright. Very nice even coverage though, no spotlighting effect.

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