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Old 03-28-2014, 12:35 PM   #1
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Lighting ideas

So I just ordered a light hanging frame because personally I don't like hanging it from the ceiling. I have a 40g 30lx23h what kind of light can I purchase in order to grow anything I want
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Old 03-28-2014, 12:48 PM   #2
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if you got the money, you can get Radion/Kessil/or anyone of those ultra expensive light fixture. if you don't mind the name brand, you can always to to eBay and get one of those Taotronics LED from China. it's capable of growing anything you want.
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Ya I saw the taotronics. How many would I need? 2 or is 1 ok
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Old 03-28-2014, 12:52 PM   #4
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Ya I saw the taotronics. How many would I need? 2 or is 1 ok
one is good enough. just to put into perspective, i have a regular 29gal and only one Tao
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Ok. That grows pretty much anything? How how do you have it above the tank?
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Yeah, Taos are great and budget friendly. Just make sure you get a Dimmable one, because the descriptions aren't always what they are. Look through the pictures and make sure there are dimmers on the unit. They are capable keeping anything you'd like.
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Ok thanks
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Only thing i wish is that I can timer them. I'm out of my house by 530 so I don't know if it's ok to turn the lights on that early. Any siggestions
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Only thing i wish is that I can timer them. I'm out of my house by 530 so I don't know if it's ok to turn the lights on that early. Any siggestions
buy two timers from Home Depot
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Ok. That grows pretty much anything? How how do you have it above the tank?
i have it hanging from the conduit, basically a metal pipe bent in L-shape and attach some hooks onto it. Google "LED hanging conduit" and you will get an idea of how i (and most people) hang ours.
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