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Old 03-04-2013, 09:27 AM   #1
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Has anyone heard of or got Hidom Led 42l clip on lighting, as I have a small 5 gallon tank and the light that came with it is not very good with 16 LEDs making only 1.5 watts, the Hidom one has 42 lights at 4.5 watts some being blue. Can anyone help, or tell me a good lighting system for my dinky tank.
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Old 03-04-2013, 02:55 PM   #2
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Has anyone heard of or got Hidom Led 42l clip on lighting, as I have a small 5 gallon tank and the light that came with it is not very good with 16 LEDs making only 1.5 watts, the Hidom one has 42 lights at 4.5 watts some being blue. Can anyone help, or tell me a good lighting system for my dinky tank.
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Are you looking to grow low light plants? If your looking for LED's the one you mentioned is an option. Marineland Single or Double Bright LED's is another option.

I just finished setting up my 20gal long that's been in storage for months into my new shrimp tank and I'm running a Marineland 21inch Hidden LED .. both 0.06watt white and a few blue LED's. I'm experimenting to see if it will support my low light plants.
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Thanks I might give Hidom a go, if no good will try the one you recommended, will let you know.
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Old 03-04-2013, 03:52 PM   #4
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how long is your tank? I have some small 3W clip on that is pretty good for low light plant also. I have a client has 2 of them on one of his tank, kinda poor cell phone pic but you can see the clip lights on top

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Old 03-04-2013, 07:37 PM   #5
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My dinky tank is only 13 inches long, as I said lighting not very bright with what I got. Nice pic and yes it does look brighter than mine, I got few options now. Got 3 Danios and one baby BN (which when it bigger will put in my partners 30 gallon tank) tank has no heater just house temperature around 68 to 70, had it about 4 months and up till now no probs, do weekly WC at around 20% and add water conditioner. I would just like to see a better view into the tank when I look across the room LOL
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Old 03-04-2013, 07:51 PM   #6
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sure, let me know if you are intersted in mine , it is $25.00+shipping =p
As far as how bright this guys are, I did a test over my 24'x24'x24 tank and this is wat it looks like being the only light source in the room ( I turn off every possible light around)
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If the one I got coming isn't any good then I will def get back to you, looks great, thanks
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I got the Hidom AL led lighting I am pleased with it I got more light into the tank, thanks for help.
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sure, let me know if you are intersted in mine , it is $25.00+shipping =p
As far as how bright this guys are, I did a test over my 24'x24'x24 tank and this is wat it looks like being the only light source in the room ( I turn off every possible light around)
I received the Led Hidom AL2 which I very pleased with, thanks for offer, see my pic.
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