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Old 12-26-2011, 07:26 PM   #1
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Has anyone bought or used the LED light made by MVAVA? Seems to be a pretty good light and the right pricing as well. My LFS has recommended it,but I want to get some other opinions as well. I plan to keep a veriaty of soft and hard corals. As well as some clams.
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Old 12-27-2011, 05:28 PM   #2
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I wouldn't buy one of those. They are not UL listed.
The ones i am viewing on their website only use 1 watt LEDs. Not potent enough for a mixed reef.
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Old 12-27-2011, 05:46 PM   #3
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Thank you for looking, the one I was looking at has 10 watt whites and 1wTt blues. Do think that will work? What is UL listed mean?
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Underwriters Laboratories.
Underwriters Laboratories - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
If you look around your house at virtually every electrical appliance you have, they all have the "UL Listed" certification on them. It means the quality has to be at a higher standard because they are scrutinized by this company.
Basically it means that it shouldn't burn your house down when you are at work.

can you post a link to that fixture here? I can't seem to find it on any websites.
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Old 12-27-2011, 10:29 PM   #5
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http://www.mvava.com/1032-led-aquari...-al230150.html



This is the link
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Old 12-28-2011, 08:09 AM   #6
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Did you see this fixture on a tank? I would think you would need multiple ones because of it's shape. the front and back of the tank would probably be dark.
That and the fact that it's not UL listed would be my concerns.
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Did you see this fixture on a tank? I would think you would need multiple ones because of it's shape. the front and back of the tank would probably be dark.
That and the fact that it's not UL listed would be my concerns.
Those concerns plus all the spelling and grammatical errors in the description of the item........
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I think that just means it's Chinese and they simply used a Translator.
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Old 12-28-2011, 07:46 PM   #9
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I have seen these on tanks and they look awesome. I'll keep you guys posted on my decision
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Old 01-20-2012, 12:19 AM   #10
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Well I ended up buying the MVAVA led light system and I have to say I'm very happy with them. Im pretty excited to see how they do. I have the light hooked up but not programed yet. I'll keep every updated in the next couple of days. In the mean time here's a couple of pics.

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