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Old 02-20-2012, 01:34 AM   #41
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Here's the canopy I made for the LED floodlights, plan on putting 3 20w 12000k lights with 2 10w blue lights. It's going on a 55g reef tank I'm building (I have a build thread)...
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Old 02-20-2012, 01:54 AM   #42
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Looks sweet, I am looking into a larger tank and if I get one and it does not having lighting you can bet I will be getting a good amount of these.
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Old 02-20-2012, 02:46 AM   #43
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How would one do on a 10 gal? Lol whats the dimensions of one of the lights? Id like to mount one in my hood.
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Old 02-21-2012, 12:16 AM   #44
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How would one do on a 10 gal? Lol whats the dimensions of one of the lights? Id like to mount one in my hood.
As far as the dimensions, they come in different sizes depending on the wattage. I would say if it's for a nano reef get one 25w, if it's FOLR or FW get one 10w.
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Old 02-21-2012, 12:17 AM   #45
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I have just ordered two 10w Red (625-650nm) LED flood lights that I plan on running my algae turf scrubber that I'm building, I'll post the results once I get them.
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Old 02-21-2012, 12:39 PM   #46
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75 gallon planted (currently medium light with lower light plants). Would you recommend 10W or 20W lights to replicate a "medium" light in a 75 gallon?

I am trying to avoid making the jump to high light and the algae / CO2 needs that can create.

Thanks.. great thread!
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75 gallon planted (currently medium light with lower light plants). Would you recommend 10W or 20W lights to replicate a "medium" light in a 75 gallon?

I am trying to avoid making the jump to high light and the algae / CO2 needs that can create.

Thanks.. great thread!
Just from experience I would get two 20w and raise them a little bit until you get the desired amount of "brightness". Four 10w might do the job too.
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One more idiotic question:

It appears that most of the lights (that I am seeing at least) are configured to be wired directly, i.e. not with a plug for a wall socket... is that correct?

How difficult is it to convert them to use a plug?
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you just wire a plug onto it, Its easy
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Old 02-21-2012, 09:52 PM   #50
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I was out looking at those and was wondering since you ordered from Hong Kong, what did you have to do as far as custom's and all that?
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