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Old 11-27-2013, 12:10 PM   #1
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recommend a led light?

I have a rimless 23 gallon (long). Freshwater.
I plan to put a glass lid on it. What LED light are recommended for a low-light setup? I have live plants.
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Old 11-28-2013, 10:27 PM   #2
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I have a rimless 23 gallon (long). Freshwater.
I plan to put a glass lid on it. What LED light are recommended for a low-light setup? I have live plants.
I feel like a Current USA rep, this the third time I've recommended them in as many days but the Current Satellite LED+ is something you could look into. It has many features, RGB LED's, is suited for plants and is dimmable if too strong. Not sure if it's available to you guys but you could look into importing it. It runs on American voltage, which is either 110v or 120v(please correct me). Not sure what you guys run in S. Africa but you can buy a transformer online called a voltage up or voltage down transformer/adopter. Not expensive at all. I personally don't have a Current myself but I have spoken with someone who is a big fan of them(Brian_Nano12g). I plan on getting one very soon. Another one he recommended is a site called 'Buildmyled.com'. They build them from scratch, are very well priced and you can have them custom tailored to suit your requirements
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Old 11-28-2013, 10:42 PM   #3
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Thanks, that sounds great!
Even if it's not available here, it gives me an idea what kind of thing to look out for
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Old 11-28-2013, 10:46 PM   #4
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Thanks, that sounds great!
Even if it's not available here, it gives me an idea what kind of thing to look out for
I believe they only officially trade in North America but that's what Ebay is for...lol
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That Current Satellite LED+ is available on Amazon.com for reasonable prices. I know because I have been stalking it for a while. All I need is a new tank to out it on lol!
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That Current Satellite LED+ is available on Amazon.com for reasonable prices. I know because I have been stalking it for a while. All I need is a new tank to out it on lol!
Last time I checked, Amazon didn't ship any electronic equipment out here.
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Last time I checked, Amazon didn't ship any electronic equipment out here.
Check Ebay. Amazon seem to have a strict policy on there international shipping....
What size light are you looking for. Do you guys have your own version of Ebay??
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Old 11-30-2013, 12:10 AM   #8
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Check Ebay. Amazon seem to have a strict policy on there international shipping....
What size light are you looking for. Do you guys have your own version of Ebay??
We've got something more like Craig's list...

I need to check ebay, though.

Not sure about size. My tank is 90 cm long
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A Finnex Fugeray or Fugeray Planted+ would be good options too.
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Old 11-30-2013, 12:16 AM   #10
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A Finnex Fugeray or Fugeray Planted+ would be good options too.
Thanks! Adding that to my list...
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