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Old 07-30-2012, 09:06 PM   #1
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Any ideas on a coral capable LED fixture for my 14g tank. Don't want to fry my zoas, don't want to spend 300 bucks. I am not good with DIY.
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Old 07-30-2012, 09:33 PM   #2
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Search led flood light on ebay. You just have to wire a plug onto it to g it in a wall. Get the 12000k and however many watts you want.
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Old 07-30-2012, 09:42 PM   #3
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Have you considered a par38 bulb? They screw right into a regular lamp socket. I had two of them over my 20g and it looked pretty nice.

here is an example of what I'm talking about

Orphek PR-25 (12 LEDs) Dimmable LED Pendants

You can find cheaper options on eBay and ones that aren't dimmable are cheaper as well.
I was in the same boat when i first set up my 4g and then again with my 20g where i didn't wanna drop $300+ on a fixture. The single par38 over my 4g was a bit too much so two might work for you.

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Old 07-30-2012, 09:47 PM   #4
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Would like to keep lps and mabye some sps
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Old 07-30-2012, 09:48 PM   #5
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''120 watt aquarium LED''

on Ebay and you will find a lot of LED's that are between $100-$200 and I am using these kind of LED's now and my corals are doing well. I switched from 175 watt Metal halaides and Im glad i did.
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Old 07-30-2012, 10:00 PM   #6
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There has been a long ongoing thread here called Cheap LED Solution or something with some reviews on ebay LED purchases. I think that some have had some success with corals.
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Old 07-30-2012, 10:03 PM   #7
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Cheap LED solution???

Here is the thread I mentioned. Not sure what luck has been had.
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Old 07-30-2012, 10:54 PM   #8
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Thank you for all the responses. The par38 is one I am considering. This is an eBay model I want to consider, but the price seems to good to be true. I will read that other thread
http://item.mobileweb.ebay.com/viewi...id=17253510971

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Is there a measuring of wattage against gallon? Because I also found a 16w wave point (1wx16) bar. But no where does it state kelvin or par.
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What do you screw those into?????
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