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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-17-2013, 06:59 PM Thread Starter
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White night/moon light revisited

So I tried this:
LED moonlight that actually LOOKS like moonlight UPDATED with video

and had it running for quite a while, but saw these 'led bubble wands" in white on clearance at Petsmart:


Waterproof and everything, sounds good! Here is the result mounted in the hood (not underwater) with plastic ties and grid cloth:

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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-17-2013, 09:10 PM
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nice! Have you thought of trying to disperse the light more evenly? imo if you could cut down the spotlights it would be perfect

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It isn't as pronounced a 'spotlight' effect in person, but that is the best my cell phone camera could do.
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-18-2013, 07:47 PM
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I like the white moonlight SO MUCH BETTER than the fake looking blue lights. I dunno who decided that was a good idea hahaha. Maybe if I had a reef tank, but I prefer to throw my money down other holes.
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