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Forum: Lighting 10-12-2012, 08:33 PM
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Posted By Apl
Led flood lights

I have a 125 gallon planted I am using
[do a search on ebay for (110V AC 60W 30Wx2 Cool Pure White LED Wall Pack Wash Flood Light)
You will need probably two or three of these. I have no...
Forum: Lighting 08-17-2012, 05:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 598
Posted By Apl
Thanks for the help. Looks like I will be going...

Thanks for the help. Looks like I will be going with 4 X 50 watt dimmable flood lights. I have found them with 110 degree spreads. They claim 4500-5000 lumens at 1700ma. The twenty watts have...
Forum: Lighting 08-16-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 598
Posted By Apl
anyone want to chime in?

anyone want to chime in?
Forum: Lighting 08-16-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 598
Posted By Apl
Final decision on my lights

I have narrowed my lighting choices down to one of these so feel free to point out my mistakes. I am aiming for medium to high on this 125 gallon planted aquarium.
1) led system from Finnex(ray 2)....
Forum: Equipment 08-14-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 378
Posted By Apl
Thanks for the help

Thanks for the help
Forum: Equipment 08-14-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 378
Posted By Apl
please school me in Kelvins for led's

I am trying to fully understand the Kelvin rating. I know that most people shoot for ~6500k. I realize that a kelvin of about 2800 is to low. What will a kelvin rating of 4500-5500 bring to the...
Forum: Lighting 08-13-2012, 09:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,768
Posted By Apl
Would these be okay for a planted tank? ...

Would these be okay for a planted tank?
http://www.no ebay links allowedcom/itm/LED-DAY-WHITE-20W-FLOOD-WASH-LIGHT-120V-20WATTS-WATERPROOF-FLOODLIGHT-LAMP-/150803077884?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item231c905afc
it...
Forum: Lighting 08-13-2012, 03:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,768
Posted By Apl
Thats an interesting project would this be...

Thats an interesting project would this be dimmable?
Forum: Lighting 08-10-2012, 08:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,379
Posted By Apl
Well I found another forum where people are using...

Well I found another forum where people are using this with great success. Apparently for tanks up to 18" deep you will need one 10 watt light every foot. In my case a 125 I will need either 3 or...
Forum: Lighting 08-08-2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,379
Posted By Apl
I have researched this a bit. My understanding...

I have researched this a bit. My understanding was that the 10 watts are okay for normal depth tanks. Deep tanks such as mine, a 125 would need the 20 watt ones. In my case I would need ten of...
Forum: Lighting 08-08-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,379
Posted By Apl
Tagging this to follow

Tagging this to follow
Forum: Finnex / Schuber Wright 08-06-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 358
Posted By Apl
I dont know their output not even sure how to...

I dont know their output not even sure how to check. All I know is that I am running 4 x 96 watt power compact bulbs.
Forum: Finnex / Schuber Wright 08-06-2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 358
Posted By Apl
Options for a 72" tank

Looks like I will be going ahead with my purchase of the Ray 2. Here is my question. My tank's planted dimensions are 72 1/2 x 18 1/2 x 23 3/8". Presently I am running 400 watts of power compacts. ...
Forum: Finnex / Schuber Wright 07-25-2012, 08:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 785
Posted By Apl
Thanks

Thanks for the help. I was referring to the Aqua Ray II 2 (48"). Looks like I will start with the 48" one first.
Forum: Finnex / Schuber Wright 07-25-2012, 07:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 785
Posted By Apl
Yes the standard 72" x 18" x 21".

Yes the standard 72" x 18" x 21".
Forum: Finnex / Schuber Wright 07-25-2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 785
Posted By Apl
Looking to try Finnex

Presently I have a planted 125 gallon aquarium. I am using pressurized co2 along with ~400 watts of power compacts. I have been researching going to leds for a while but I just need a little more...
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