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post #1 of 29 (permalink) Old 02-27-2014, 05:11 AM Thread Starter
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rotala sunset - grow with LED light

my rotala sunset grow under led light with EI daily dose.

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Dang those r nice, which led?
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diy 56w 3014 type led 36" long over my 40G breeder. LOL. it's the same LED type that you can find in finnex ray 2.

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Are those T5 replacement led tubes?
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Not gonna lie, I'm impressed. These are LEDs that fit in a t5 fixture?
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Is there a link to this DIY project somewhere?
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Yeah! Where did you find these LEDs? I wanna know what ya did too. Im building a 40B and would like to get some awesome coloring from my plants too.
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you can get it off [Ebay Link Removed] search "3014 led t5 or t8 bulb". they have 24", 36" and 48". don't get the warm white. get the pure white. it's about 6000k to 7000k.

each bulb come with an ac adapter inside that runs at 120v, which goes directly to your ac.
you can open the bulb and take out the hard led strip and attach it to an heatsink. you can get those off homedepot.

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This awesome. I looked them up and they are pretty dsng cheap too.
How many of these lights did you use on your tank?
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pics please

We need pictures of your light setup now please =)
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added 10 1W led to this fixture yesterday. Color looks a lot better.

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How the heck you make that hood that is crazy awesome!! Looks great
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Looks good!!
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How the heck you make that hood that is crazy awesome!! Looks great
I second that!!!
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diy 56w 3014 type led 36" long over my 40G breeder. LOL. it's the same LED type that you can find in finnex ray 2.
Is it really as good as the Ray 2's? I have a Ray 2 on my tank along with a dual T-5 fixture. I want to buy another Finnex, but if this works, i'll do this!
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