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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 02-10-2013, 08:49 PM Thread Starter
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Using windowscreen on a fugeray?

I recently got my fugeray in the mail! It looks so good on my tank compared to what was there before. However, I think I do need to dim the light a little bit, so I have the window screen I'm just not sure how to attach it.

I'll probably use a couple of layers, any suggestions? keeping in mind I want to keep the sexy slim design.
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 02-11-2013, 12:43 AM
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Why not make a window screen top for the tank, so it replaces the glass top? That would cut the light intensity, and not change the appearance of the light fixture. I'm not sure that the screen will cut the intensity the same percentage when used with LEDs as it does with fluorescent lights. You will have to experiment to be sure.

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I'm using a piece of screen that sits on top of a glass top on top of my 10g. Started off with 2 x 13W plain but was a little too much. Ended up with one 13W on the screen on the glass top. I may have to juggle arounnd a little bit more.

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Actually the Watt values may be different than they appear in the above post. I think I have one 10W on top of the 10g now - much, much darker than two of them - 50% darker, plus the screen. I have BGA right now.

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