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Old 11-12-2013, 04:33 PM   #1461
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I place a small square of furnace filter material on the fan intakes on the top. That reduces dirt and some moisture that can get drawn into the fixture. There isn't much to short out in them, the drivers just die in a small percentage of them. This is the downside to Chinese hardware, it's cheap, it works, but it isn't very well made inside. But at a third of the price of other fixtures, it's a gamble worth taking IMO. But I'm following my sons lead from now on and using group buy LED purchases to build my own fixtures. I am comfortable with electronics and it is the way to get exactly what you want for the lowest price possible.
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Old 11-12-2013, 10:53 PM   #1462
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Seller is totally cool, I do have to ship it back to him so that'll cost me but he's going to fix it and return in 1 day. No questions asked.
Thats great, glad he is standing behind it,
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Old 11-13-2013, 07:16 PM   #1463
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Ok I been listening to everyone debate the Chinese LEDs and I think I'm ordering the 120w full spectrum with the dimmer on Friday but I need some advise would one work or would I need two for my 75g and also does anyone know where the best buy is. Thank you
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Old 11-13-2013, 07:37 PM   #1464
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Ok another question should I get the 120w or the 165w would I notice a difference and what would it be thanks again
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Old 11-13-2013, 07:40 PM   #1465
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Ok another question should I get the 120w or the 165w would I notice a difference and what would it be thanks again
120 is what you want. The 165 is driving them at full power, which will shorten their lifespan significantly.
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Old 11-13-2013, 07:44 PM   #1466
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Ok another question should I get the 120w or the 165w would I notice a difference and what would it be thanks again
hey, I have a 120w unit. I'm very happy with it! For a 4ft long tank you would need 2 of these. However, look up "evergrow LEDs". They have a 32" long fixture that is programable like the AI/radions. It's full spectrum and it's under $500. It would be perfect for a 75 gallon! I myself might be getting that.
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Old 11-13-2013, 08:36 PM   #1467
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I only have $300. to spend I seen a guy on eBay has two of then for $285 free shipping and he's giving a one year warranty and he has 100 percent positive feedback
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Old 11-13-2013, 08:36 PM   #1468
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Thanks for the info
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Old 11-13-2013, 10:31 PM   #1469
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Definitely two units for a 75 gallon, each unit is good for @ 2'x2' with decent coverage. I am currently running mine over a 65 with a 36"x18" footprint and can't find anything to complain about other than the three led "moonlights" are too bright to use as moonlights
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