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post #1 of 16 (permalink) Old 03-15-2013, 10:24 PM Thread Starter
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Finnex Monster Ray LED

Have anybody try this lights on plants yet?? And when will we see some PAR data for this
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post #2 of 16 (permalink) Old 03-16-2013, 03:09 AM
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I just took some photos of the Finnex MonsterRAY on one of our dealers tank. I'll post them for you later.
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post #3 of 16 (permalink) Old 03-20-2013, 07:44 PM Thread Starter
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That would be helpful. And when would you have PAR data for this?
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post #4 of 16 (permalink) Old 03-20-2013, 08:29 PM
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I just took some photos of the Finnex MonsterRAY on one of our dealers tank. I'll post them for you later.
I am still waiting for photos to see how's look like in planted tank. Really consider to purchase that mixed with RAY 2 DS.
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http://www.aquavibrant.com/lighting/...onsterray.html I found this with google. This looks extremely interesting, especially with the prices they show. Now, we need PAR data.

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Well, A. Can it grow red plants? B. Does it look more like T5 light rather than their other LEDs? Those are the two reasons I did not buy a Ray II.


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post #7 of 16 (permalink) Old 03-22-2013, 11:05 AM
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Oh hello! I am new here but I just purchased this fixture yesterday. So I do not have it yet but I will be taking a bunch of pictures and reviewing the fixture here on the forum. Right now I am using a PowerGLO 18000k bulb. Here is a picture I took last night on my phone.



I do not mean to hijack thread but when I do my review I will make another one. I will not be able to answer any of the OP's questions as I do not have live plants in my tank. I simply joined the forum because this is the only place I saw this fixture mentioned.
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id be interested in hearing the color temp and par as well.

The AV webpage shows photos with 15 lights and 15 lights with the new finnex lamp.

does this imply that these are meant to be supplemental lamps?

dunno if its worth mentioning but these fixtures use less LEDs and a tick less wattage overall for matching length fixtures.

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Monster Ray... Apparently Lowe doesn't have the PAR data to share with us, yet.

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id be interested in hearing the color temp and par as well.

The AV webpage shows photos with 15 lights and 15 lights with the new finnex lamp.

does this imply that these are meant to be supplemental lamps?

dunno if its worth mentioning but these fixtures use less LEDs and a tick less wattage overall for matching length fixtures.
I am getting one for 48", but I don't have PAR meter for testing
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post #11 of 16 (permalink) Old 03-22-2013, 07:50 PM Thread Starter
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My LFS have one on demo and let me says the light on the fish is INCREDIBLE. This light really bring out the colors of the fish. But he says it looks like Fugeray housing with the new leds. And the unit seems to run pretty hot. But he not sure about the plants since the lighting is more red than white.
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Shame they dont have a 30" version
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post #13 of 16 (permalink) Old 03-22-2013, 11:16 PM
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Which LFS? Golden Aquarium? If it was something closer to me, Orland Park area, I would love to check it out before mine comes in.

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My LFS have one on demo and let me says the light on the fish is INCREDIBLE. This light really bring out the colors of the fish. But he says it looks like Fugeray housing with the new leds. And the unit seems to run pretty hot. But he not sure about the plants since the lighting is more red than white.
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post #14 of 16 (permalink) Old 03-23-2013, 01:33 AM Thread Starter
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Yeah it was Golden Aquarium. It on the guppies tank. Ask the guys to shine it on the goldfishes. And you will finally understand why they are name that.
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Yeah it was Golden Aquarium. It on the guppies tank. Ask the guys to shine it on the goldfishes. And you will finally understand why they are name that.
I have been there once. I went there for some Grand Sumo a year or two ago.
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