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Old 05-29-2013, 03:27 PM   #961
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Same thing happened to me Tommy, I went back to the page to see what model number my fixture was and it was $30 less. Lemme know if you get ahold of them.
I will - If you contact them as well - let me know too.
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Old 05-29-2013, 03:32 PM   #962
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Does anyone know if you can remove the 90 degree optics from these units? I like the focused light but it's pretty intense, I thought it might be cool to remove half the optics so half are focused and the other half are spread out. I don't want to take the unit apart only to find out the lenses don't come off.
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Old 05-29-2013, 04:01 PM   #963
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I am sure you can but have never done it. My units have 120* optics
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Old 05-29-2013, 04:42 PM   #964
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I have several rows of my 90 off, as to help with the higher corals. I was actually bleaching some of them at first so I took of around a third of the optics. Much better results now. Different tanks require different par. My tank is a 135 so it around 3 or so inches taller than a standard 125, so I went with 90 degree optics but it was just a bit too much.
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Old 05-29-2013, 05:28 PM   #965
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Cool, do they twist off or something?
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Old 05-31-2013, 10:54 AM   #966
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Just ordered mine off eBay the dimmable taotronics. The seller name is trustpics or something like that. They replied back pretty quick and said it would take 10 days from china... We will see. It's usually 30 days from china. And I bought 3 fixtures for 560$
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Old 05-31-2013, 06:59 PM   #967
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For those who ordered the TaoTronics TT-AL09 Dimmable LED Aquarium Light 120W Coral Reef Tank did you get yours shipped from Hong Kong? IF so did they charge an international fee on your credit card or bank account?
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Old 05-31-2013, 07:45 PM   #968
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I believe the first 3 non-dimmable models came from China, but the rest were shipped From somewhere in the U.S.
I can't remember now how it showed up on my cc. If you payed by CC though, you are protected.
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Old 05-31-2013, 07:46 PM   #969
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That's the problem with the lowest price EBay sellers. They drop ship from China and any import fees, if charged, are yours to pay. When I sold them, I added those fees and shipping from China. Then I saw what others sold them for on EBay, I pulled the plug on my fish tank LED business. You will get the lights. But they are notorious poor packers. And they sometimes don't tie the drivers down well enough. We took care of those issues before shipping them to the customer. Just give it a shake and be sure it doesn't rattle. If it arrives in good shape, you're set to go.
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the company i bought from has them somewhere in california,, but when i messeged them they said they didn't have any in the US at the moment.. mine would be 7-10 days from china.. im almost finding that hard to believe.. but i talked to a guy tonight that bought his from china and they were at his store in 3 days...
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