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Old 12-30-2014, 01:31 PM   #1
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Extra tank lighting.


I have a 150 litre planted tank that I have had for several years and I currently run a fluval aqua life and plant strip led that puts out quite bright lighting, unfortunately it is not dim-able so I have to rely on the room lights in order to reduce the shock to my livestock when it switches off.

As I have two extra power sockets and timers I would like to introduce lighting that would be able to switch on in stages roughly 30 minutes before my main light switches on and visa-versa ,as I have a planted tank I'd like them to also benefit plant growth in the tank.

Possibly something like this.

X2 red
X2 blue (Possibly some royal blues?)
X2 white (cool and/or warm?)

Doesn't need to be too powerful as it is only secondary lighting.

Any ideas and suggestions are most welcome I'm also open to DIY kits as well.

Many thanks!


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