Retrofitting LED strip to T5 fixture - DONE! Post #13 - Page 2 - The Planted Tank Forum
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pics please wanna see your sw setup with the leds
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Ask and ye shall receive! Here are some pics with the fixture in action. I ended up switching to the 90 degree optics because the 60's were giving to much spotlighting. This is much better but there is still a bit, so I think I may raise the whole fixture 4"-5".

All pics were taken with the identical camera settings. The lights definitely add more color to my corals.

Just the LEDS @ 100%

LEDs @100% with one set of T5 bulbs (10000K and actinic)

LEDs @100% with all 4 T5HO bulbs

Just the T5's

Close up my favia:
Just the LEDS @ 100%

LEDs @100% with one set of T5 bulbs (10000K and actinic)

LEDs @100% with all 4 T5HO bulbs

Just the T5's

Just LEDs at lowest power

Overall I am quite happy with it, I get a softer shimmer from less LED's and I can combine the LED spectrum with various different T5 bulbs.
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