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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 01-04-2013, 06:09 PM Thread Starter
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If you could Have the perfect LED...

What colors would you use?

example:

20g (this is just a quick guess)

10 NW (4,000k)
4 Blue
3 red
3 violet

Ready...Go!
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post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old 01-04-2013, 06:16 PM
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6700 K bulb's and it wouldn't cost in excess of 300.00 U.S.dollar's.
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post #3 of 8 (permalink) Old 01-04-2013, 06:56 PM Thread Starter
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Ha ha well said my friend.

But if you go the DIY route you can build a nice setup for $60.00 to place over a 20g. I did.
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What about the finnex setups?

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post #5 of 8 (permalink) Old 01-04-2013, 07:27 PM
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Finnex Ray II grows my plants like crazy and it's cheap. I don't need any reds or blues or green. Plants look great, tank looks great, good enough for me.
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post #6 of 8 (permalink) Old 01-04-2013, 07:41 PM Thread Starter
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Seems a lot of people love there Finnex lights and at $60.00 a pop for a 16". Very well priced.

looks like they are 7000k
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post #7 of 8 (permalink) Old 01-04-2013, 09:37 PM
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i use the Vertex Illumilux strips

they range from $130 - 400 depending on size and have served me well for over 2 years now.

little more to spend I guess, but they are built like tanks... if tanks were made out of Aluminum
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post #8 of 8 (permalink) Old 01-04-2013, 10:10 PM
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Finnex Ray II grows my plants like crazy and it's cheap. I don't need any reds or blues or green. Plants look great, tank looks great, good enough for me.
+1 Very nice light for the price and performance!
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