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post #76 of 560 (permalink) Old 09-19-2013, 03:14 PM
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This seriously sounds great! I would be willing to pay more for a higher quality light like this. The slim stylish size was only a minor selling point for me. In fact, I would actually rather have the light be wider.

The Ray 2 emits light from a very narrow center strip, and this causes taller plants to cast shadows over the front and back of the tank, and also causes my stem plants to all grow toward the middle of the tank.

If you need to make it bigger, wider would actually be an improvement in my book. If it was several inches wider (even up to 6") and the lights were spread out more across it, I'd prefer it.

I wouldn't want thicker, but also wouldn't not buy the light because of it.
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post #77 of 560 (permalink) Old 09-19-2013, 06:43 PM
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I agree with AnotherHobby. A wider light would be good and the slim design was not the main contributing factor for my purchase.
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From what I have now, it looks like the new fixture is going to be 4.5" wide unless changes are made. The RAY2 is almost 3".


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post #79 of 560 (permalink) Old 09-20-2013, 07:47 AM
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Here is my CAD 11G Shrimp tank with Finnex Fugeray 20"

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post #80 of 560 (permalink) Old 09-20-2013, 09:51 AM
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Loving my Finnex Ray2 48". How do I join the club?

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From what I have now, it looks like the new fixture is going to be 4.5" wide unless changes are made. The RAY2 is almost 3".
I agree with the others, low profile is important, 5" wide is no problem at all - sounds like another winner!
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I agree with the others, low profile is important, 5" wide is no problem at all - sounds like another winner!
This thing is HEAVY!



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Okay, now that's just taunting us! Any better pics?

Also, are we to expect early 2014 release?
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post #84 of 560 (permalink) Old 09-20-2013, 04:07 PM
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While I do like the slimness of the Ray II, something wider would also be nice. I would have no problem with something as wide as 6" if you needed to make it so. I really do like the minimal height of the Ray II, so if you could keep the new light flat, that would be awesome. Flat and wide, the way to go!
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Okay, now that's just taunting us! Any better pics?

Also, are we to expect early 2014 release?
I hope to finalize everything by the end of the year


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post #86 of 560 (permalink) Old 09-21-2013, 05:08 PM
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Please add me to the club. Love my Ray 2, Fugeray, and Fugeray-R for the tanks they're on. No pics of them right now - the lights are great, but lately my efforts haven't been
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post #87 of 560 (permalink) Old 09-22-2013, 04:47 AM
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Count me in! Just received my very first Finnex product this week and I've been receiving non-stop compliments. My plants were dying, so I decided to try the 24" Fugerays. Hopefully this will help the growth of my plants.

Here's a photo of my low-tech tank on it's first week with the Fugeray:

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post #88 of 560 (permalink) Old 09-23-2013, 02:12 AM
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I love my Finnex LED's!! I have them on all my tanks. I own a 48" Monster Ray (my favorite!!) a 48" Fuge Ray and two 24" Finnex Ray 2. I can't wait till the Planted comes out!! Please add me to the clubs member list!! Thanks!!
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post #89 of 560 (permalink) Old 09-23-2013, 03:04 AM
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Me too.

I have a ray2 plus current sat+ for spectrum on this tank

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post #90 of 560 (permalink) Old 09-23-2013, 06:29 AM
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Yey my finnex ray 2 on my 5.5 gallon ADA Mini M aquarium! im curious, would this light be enough for my baby tears? what would happen if i added another finnex ray 2? or would that be overkill
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