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post #5 of (permalink) Old 01-31-2012, 05:01 AM Thread Starter
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Thanks for the interest in the build Hoppy. I guess I will be a guinea pig for these LED's in a planted tank.

I soldered everything and have it set up already. Here are some pics:

90 degree optics installed

lowest setting

highest setting:

above of the tank (~1.5 feet above tank) with no shield:

with shield

close up of makeshift light shield and fan, I took apart an odyssea 20" fixture and plan on rebuilding it to make the enclosue for the heatsink

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