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Old 03-07-2017, 07:25 AM   #1
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Affordable led for Fowlr

Anyone have any suggestions for an affordable set of led lighting for a 75 gal fowlr. I had a USA current light and it just stopped working.
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Old 03-07-2017, 07:43 AM   #2
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Affordable is a broad term when it comes to led lighting. Do you have a number in mind? Less than...

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Old 03-07-2017, 08:42 AM   #3
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Under 200 would be nice if possible
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Old 03-07-2017, 08:45 AM   #4
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Would like it to have the moon lights and be able to be set to an on off schedule
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You want something that can just sit on the tank rim? Suspension?

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Old 03-07-2017, 09:00 AM   #6
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It really does not matter to me. The current one I have sits on the rim and the water splashed on it. This is what I think may of ruined it. So maybe a suspended one would be the better choice. I worry about suspended ones lighting up the whole room though. Not sure if they do that or not I have never had that kind.
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Old 03-07-2017, 09:09 AM   #7
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Yes, haha, I just got this. It lights up the room a wee bit.. https://www.amazon.com/MarsAqua-Dimm.../dp/B017GWDF7E

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The finnex marine may work for you? You can make/get risers to get it away from the water.

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Old 03-07-2017, 09:19 AM   #9
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Does the one you have go through a sunrise sunset?
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No, the finnex does though.

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Old 03-07-2017, 10:30 AM   #11
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OK I'll look Into that one. Do you know if any of the suspended ones do the sunrise sunset?
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OK I'll look Into that one. Do you know if any of the suspended ones do the sunrise sunset?
brook is probably talking about the one I Just bought... its very nice

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Oh I'm sure they do.. not for under 200 though, you may be able to hook them up a controller to achieve this though??I don't know enough to say for certain. I know fw leds well. Making the jump to sw so I'm still learning.

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I'll check the fin one out. I would like to keep my doors opened incase I go to any coral too. I know with my USA current one it will not support all corals. Not sure the watts on that unit. Thanks
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That's what I was thinking.. I don't think the finnex will support must coral.

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I guess you can mod them onto a controller, not sure how handy you are? I'm sure there are detailed instructions and you tube vids.

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OK I'll check it out. Anyone else recommend any lights?
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Being in Pittsburgh Josh, I'd check out the LFS around there to see what they have. When it comes to fish only tanks, you don't need anything special. There are all kinds of units that will do all kinds of things, but you aren't using them to keep anything alive. You can use anything from marineland units the whole way up to Radions...so this is almost too broad of a question to answer.
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OK I will. I wanted to keep the door opened for if I decide to start adding coral. I'm just trying to find a unit that will do sunrise sunset and moon.
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I've been looking at eBay Chinese ones. I'm just used to the preprogrammed light so these are new to me. At min. I would want to have moon in the evening. I guess I'll keep researching. If tuff when u need one ASAP lol
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