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Old 06-12-2013, 05:52 PM   #1
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eBay LED Leap of Faith..!

well guys im an avid ebay buyer and im not a name brand guy at all, im actually a DIY at that, but im seriously considering getting this 48" light bar for my 55gal tank, i think its gonna look sweet, it has 2 rows of actinic 460nm blue leds so no more adding blue strips for more blue, what do you guys think..? i mean you cant beat $110 am i right..?

48" 50" Aquarium LED Light 5 Rolls Version Lunar Bright Fish Tank LM 4592 CE | eBay
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Old 06-12-2013, 07:21 PM   #2
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How tall is your tank. Those LEDs are only .2 watt so won't get good water column penetration.
Other then that looks good.
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What kind of tank is this?
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Old 06-12-2013, 09:28 PM   #4
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It's a 55gal 48" tank guys, I think it's 22" tall by 18" wide and even at .2 watts I don't wanna blast the fish with light plus I think there's enough of them to make em look like .5w LEDs and if not, ill open her up and do some dirty work (;
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Old 06-12-2013, 09:59 PM   #5
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It's a 55gal 48" tank guys, I think it's 22" tall by 18" wide and even at .2 watts I don't wanna blast the fish with light plus I think there's enough of them to make em look like .5w LEDs and if not, ill open her up and do some dirty work (;
I have the 18" double bright Beamsworks. All white lights. I'm very happy with it. Personally I should have got the 22" version, my tank is 24" wide. Overall i'm very happy with the light it produces and my low light plants are flying with it.....
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Old 06-12-2013, 10:09 PM   #6
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So I'm guessing its a fish only sw tank?
If so that'll work just fine.
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Old 06-12-2013, 10:13 PM   #7
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So I'm guessing its a fish only sw tank?
If so that'll work just fine.
Yes it is, but freshwater, and I can't have a planted tank, too complicated and I don't have the time, plus plastic plants won't die on me, anyhoo, I think it's gonna be a good purchase for me ill keep you guys posted on this, I'm pretty excited for it.
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I think for same price you can get the Currwnt led on pet solutions that let's u customize the white, blue, green, red led right? I'd do that you can then blend to what u like. I got the current plus led which is a lil more pricy and like the options on it. Double brights marineland still give best non blue led look imo
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I think for same price you can get the Currwnt led on pet solutions that let's u customize the white, blue, green, red led right? I'd do that you can then blend to what u like. I got the current plus led which is a lil more pricy and like the options on it. Double brights marineland still give best non blue led look imo
Yea they do, including the price tag to boot lol I don't really like the non-blue light I could just keep t5 and get that effect I want the blue so I can make my fish pop a bit more, plus I'm looking for something sleeker than my t5 hoods. I like the current but the lower budget ones only have daylight and moonlight modes, not both together which sucks IMO that's what turned me onto this one.
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What about the current truelumen pro marine fusion strip.
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