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post #1 of 45 (permalink) Old 02-24-2011, 08:14 PM Thread Starter
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Ecoxotic Ecopico

Just came across this and it looks pretty decent and looks to be a competitor for those fluval tanks.



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My LFS will be carrying these soon. Looks pretty cool, but I wonder if the LEDs will be enough to grow plants. You can buy the LEDs separate, so maybe they can be used for another tank
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Yeah I like the fact that the lighting can be upgraded (with two additional 8 watt units). If this tank was available in something larger like say 20 gallons I would totally buy it but its too small .
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I sent them an email asking how strong the LEDs are, we'll see what they say!
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Orlando is going to be carrying these at GLA, too I think. ON APE he has specs for the lights.
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Well from the pictures and video we know it has 3 LEDs so maybe 2 watts per led with a little extra?
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Well from the pictures and video we know it has 3 LEDs so maybe 2 watts per led with a little extra?
It says that whole tank uses 8 watts, including the filter. I think they're 1watt LEDs at best.
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Saw this setup in person at Ecoxotic. Cool little tank...I do like the light and you can upgrade the lighting...
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Orlando is going to be carrying these at GLA, too I think. ON APE he has specs for the lights.
I was looking for the info on the light specs but couldn't find it. I'd really like to know more.

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...you can upgrade the lighting...
How do you upgrade the lighting? Add more fixtures or can you buy a stronger fixture?


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How do you upgrade the lighting? Add more fixtures or can you buy a stronger fixture?
They said you could buy more of their LED lights and buy a splitter that allows you to hook it up to the single power cord.
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Dear "IWANNAGOFAST",



Thank you so much for contacting Ecoxotic and showing interest in our products.



The Panorama Fixture uses Cree 3watt LEDS driven to only 1 watt each. They will be plenty strong for plant growth!



If we can be of any additional assistance, please feel free to contact our Technical Support Department at 1-760-727-7285 or via email at info@ecoxotic.com and we will be happy to answer any question(s) you may have.



We hope that you find this information beneficial. You will also find many articles full of helpful information on our Ecoxotic website community support section! Your question(s) may already be answered there.

http://www.ecoxotic.com/community/support



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Well, looks like we have our answer. I'm sure another fixture would work too, it's only 22 bucks for a 2nd light
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