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Old 03-31-2016, 02:23 PM   #1
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Vivagrow RGB LED light (Finnex clone?)

Just wondering if anybody thinks this is a pretty much 1:1 clone of the Finnex Planted + RGB? They both have 7k Multi color RGB to promote plant growth and the remote controls look awfully similar. Not to mention the actual light itself! Im pretty sure this is an (almost) exact clone for a substantially better price. I just want a confirmation from others on this.

Here is the link to the Amazon clone Amazon.com : VivaGrow DN RGB LED Aquarium Light Freshwater Plant 24/7 Remote Automation (90cm - 36") : Pet Supplies
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Old 03-31-2016, 02:25 PM   #2
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Another note- Im checking on this bc i just purchased a 50g tall and want to fit it with this light! Its 36" long so perfect length. Can't wait to create a thread to show the progress of this tank!
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Old 03-31-2016, 03:25 PM   #3
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Interesting, looks to be exactly that! For $75 I may just try one on my 75. They did the same thing with the ray 2. Apparently the factories in China keep no exclusivity agreements. Only reason I'd be apprehensive is the warranty situation with this knock off. Whether or not it's been documented there has been issues with the 24/7. My first one almost caught fire. Remote issues.. i wouldn't buy one without a warranty in place. Amazon is pretty good about returns so as long as they stand behind it than it should be a safe try.
Edit- seems topdogsellers would be the warratier in question.
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Old 03-31-2016, 05:23 PM   #4
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I'm quoting this from the actual page for the item: "Important Information
Seller Warranty Description : 30 Day Returns and 90 Day Parts and Labor from date of purchase. No refunds after 30 days. Return shipping is the Buyer's responsibility" so looks like you have two months to decide if this was really worth it or not. I think I'll try my luck.
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Old 03-31-2016, 07:40 PM   #5
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I'm in too!
Edit- no amazon prime, 2 day is wayyyy to.much... now I wait

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Nice find there! Great price. If anyone does purchase one, please start a thread so that we can follow.



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I pulled the trigger on a 48" for this tank. Currently has 2-24" planted plus. I really like the spectrum choices on the 24 7 over planted plus. I like getting that magenta going. Make the colors go pop pop pop

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I pulled the trigger on a 48" for this tank. Currently has 2-24" planted plus. I really like the spectrum choices on the 24 7 over planted plus. I like getting that magenta going. Make the colors go pop pop pop

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Great tank! Post a reply in here with pics of the light when it arrives, would love to know how the quality is and if it checks out!
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I pulled the trigger on a 48" for this tank. Currently has 2-24" planted plus. I really like the spectrum choices on the 24 7 over planted plus. I like getting that magenta going. Make the colors go pop pop pop

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Well that did not take long. Will you be running it in 24/7 mode or with custom colors? Hopefully you won't experience any issues with the remote or IR receiver.


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I'll run 24/7 mode on this tank at first. Someone else suggested possible re branded finnex returns?? I'd tend to think they're just factory overages?? We Shall seeeee.
I can even see if remotes work with each other muhhahahah
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