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Old 01-12-2013, 02:23 PM   #171
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I emailed Logan from reefbreeders. He said the value fixtures would be fine on the glass, but he recommends sitting them up 3 inches for good spread of light with 120 degree optics.
I cant hang them because they cant be hung from the ceiling (not my house) and there is not room on the stand for hanging brackets.

Any suggestions? Maybe I could glue four "legs" on each fixture?
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Old 01-12-2013, 02:26 PM   #172
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If you can get behind your tank at all then you could build some framework coming up and over the top of the tank to hang from there.
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Old 01-12-2013, 03:22 PM   #173
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Thanks Doug glad to see you back posting again.
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Old 01-12-2013, 11:17 PM   #174
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Can these be hung inside of a canopy?
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Old 01-13-2013, 11:00 AM   #175
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Yes. These particular fixtures have 3 fans on the top that pull air in. You will need an inch or so between the top of the fixture and the canopy. The air is exhausted on the sides of the fixture, so that will need to be clear as well.
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Old 01-13-2013, 05:30 PM   #176
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So glad I found this thread today I have been looking for LED fixtures which wont destroy my bank account.

I myself am looking to light a 72x20x20 tank anyone have a suggestion for how many fixtures I should be looking at and how high I should be planning on having them.

From what I can gather is should be going for 3 fixtures about 12" up?

Also when people are ordering off ebay who has anyone used and how was the experiance I find there are normally between 4-8 different sellers on a given day selling what looks to be almost the exact same fixtures.
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Old 01-13-2013, 06:10 PM   #177
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I just received my "AQUA" brand Leds drim ebay. The entire thing took a week feom order to delivery. On ebay the seller is from the US but the lights actually came from hong kong. The service was fast and the lights arrived in one peice. The fans are silent. My biocube fans are way noisier. The units are surprisingly heavy. The 2 hun together are probably 3 time heavier than my T5s i had before. At 40% they appear brighter than my 4 bulb t5 unit. My livingroom is lit up and you can see my lights from a bock away through the window..lol
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Old 01-13-2013, 06:16 PM   #178
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^^ **** thats pretty heavy. I'm interested in picking these up i'm just unsure of how to mount them above my tank since I can't drill into my ceiling.
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Ya maybe 10 pounds each? Lots of options though if you get a little creative.
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Old 01-16-2013, 12:48 AM   #180
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So glad I found this thread today I have been looking for LED fixtures which wont destroy my bank account.

I myself am looking to light a 72x20x20 tank anyone have a suggestion for how many fixtures I should be looking at and how high I should be planning on having them.

From what I can gather is should be going for 3 fixtures about 12" up?

Also when people are ordering off ebay who has anyone used and how was the experiance I find there are normally between 4-8 different sellers on a given day selling what looks to be almost the exact same fixtures.

Yes you would need 3 fixtures, hanging them around 6 to 12" above water level. However your tank is not that wide, you might be able to get away with closer to the water level.

As for Tommy, the 48" LED I carry does come with the stand bracket, I thought I mentioned it to you already. I can do free shipping and has the fixture send to your directly from supplier.
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