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Old 01-05-2013, 12:42 AM   #61
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Ok thanks wasn't real sure.
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Old 01-05-2013, 12:48 AM   #62
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Yep make sure they are the cree solderless leds. If you solderless idk but cree is what u want
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Whenever u get it finished if thats the way you go id love to see some pics if u have the time to post,any
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Old 01-05-2013, 01:17 AM   #64
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Whenever u get it finished if thats the way you go id love to see some pics if u have the time to post,any
I agree! Pics are awesome!
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Should I do white or black lense colors. And what type of thermal adhesive should I get.
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I am all for DIY (I DIY'ed my entire setup except for my current LED lights), but almost every DIY LED lighting system I saw looks like a frankenstein project with wires and drivers hanging out all over the place. If you don't mind that type of look, go for it.

If you want a more "finished" look, I highly recommend buying an LED system, but you will be hard pressed to find anything for less than $300 for a 4' tank.

These are very popular, but use only blue and white LED's. I use similar lights over my 125 and can grow and keep anything. 2 units will run you right around $300.
2 Dimmable 120W Marine Organism Aquarium Coral Reef Fish Tank LED Lamp White US | eBay

The next step up is a more full spectrum LED setup. These look real nice and they are what I would get now and would have bought when I got my LED's...but they were not available back then. They will run you a little over $400 for 2 units.
120W LED Full Spectrum Coral Reef Light 55 x 3W Bridgelux LED Brand New | eBay
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Will the first one work for any coral.
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Yes. I have 3 similar units over my 125.


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Hey could we get a pic of the entire tank? ccCapt
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Here ya go...

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