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Old 01-17-2014, 03:23 PM   #11
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How's the PVC hooked on the tank if you don't mind me asking
I was wondering the same thing.
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or you can DIY a rack where you can hang a Taotronics LED

Can I place the Taotronics on top of a glass cover ?
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Can I place the Taotronics on top of a glass cover ?
Yes, you'll need to make sure they're dimmable though, if not it'll be too much light
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Yes, you'll need to make sure they're dimmable though, if not it'll be too much light

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Perfect
Just make sure no water can get to them, and keep the glass cover clean and it'll work just fine.
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Is this light ok for any coral ? If so how would I know if I set it to high ? Don't want to kill my live stock.
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Is this light ok for any coral ? If so how would I know if I set it to high ? Don't want to kill my live stock.
You just have to start low and slowly raise the intensity. That light looks fine to me, its essentially the same thing as the taotronics that were mentioned earlier but with a different label. They're all Chinese fixtures.

Edit: you can use a PAR meter if you have one. But I just do what I said above. Work your way up to where everything is happy and growing well and nothing is bleaching.
Bleaching = too much light
Browning = not enough light
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The only other potential problem I could see with putting it on the glass is whether or not the light will spread out to the edges (left/right). I just purchased one of these (blue and whites only) and, as with most lights, the higher they are, the more area they will cover.
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