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Old 29-09-2014, 07:06 PM   #11
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Nice. Will the lights be too bright for the fishes? Hope it doesn't turn your light substrate brown with diatoms
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Old 30-09-2014, 12:54 AM   #12
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if you wants something like the PCV frame, can buy one long stainless steel pipe and bend into frame for mounting. wiring if you are ok with electrical works, drill some holes and run them on the inside of the pipes so it's neat. hope to see your new version soon
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Old 30-09-2014, 09:41 AM   #13
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Thanks for the encouragement guys!
This weekend, will make a trip to the hardware store to see my options.

Anyway Jon-san, the fish are not bothered at all. They are more interested in food.

I also noticed that the lights are too white, the fish and plant colors come out dull.
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Old 30-09-2014, 04:08 PM   #14
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I'm also using 2 x 30W (6000k) slim Floodlight for my 4ft since August 2014 .... have to place them a little higher ...
Plant growth so far ok ...

mount them on Alu bar ...

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Old 07-10-2014, 10:02 AM   #15
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MK II stand using 1" Aluminium square bar.

Now left the wiring and light attachment to sort out once I decide if the plants need a 3rd light.

All in,material cost for Project LED cost me around $180(Not inclusive of Mk I stand.)
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Old 09-10-2014, 12:27 AM   #16
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Very nice and neat. Doesn't take up much space too.
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Old 09-10-2014, 11:22 AM   #17
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Very nice and neat. Doesn't take up much space too.
Sorry I kind of hijacked your thread.

Hope this info is helpful to you too.
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Old 23-04-2015, 09:27 AM   #18
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Hi,

How many watts are your LED Flood light?

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MK II stand using 1" Aluminium square bar.

Now left the wiring and light attachment to sort out once I decide if the plants need a 3rd light.

All in,material cost for Project LED cost me around $180(Not inclusive of Mk I stand.)
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Old 23-04-2015, 10:55 AM   #19
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Hi back,

My floodlights are 30w.
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Old 23-04-2015, 01:21 PM   #20
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Any idea how much is a 50W LED?

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10w, 20w, 30 w 50w with 10,000k, 20,000k lumens
High grow led for plant & fish tank



Est abt $100 with led and driver for 3x10w 20,000k shipping included
Exclude workmanship, DIY

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will need to find housing(maybe fm our spoilted lightings)
PC cooling fans and heat shrinks

Will only try when i find n gather all the materials above.
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