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Old 01-02-2012, 05:49 AM   #23
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The LED's might not look bright but a PAR meter will tell the true story.

Check out Rockhoe14er's build and the PAR he got at different heights with 14 LED's (12 XP-G cool whites and 2 XP-E Royal Blues). This is over a 29g.

h2oaggie is also using 12 XP-G's over a 29g.

I think you will have to keep your fixture raised and dimmed to not get too much light for a 60p. A reflector would be good for shielding the light spilling out from the sides of the optics; but won't do much for LED's since their light is directional, more so with optics. Not that your LED's would need any help from a reflector anyway, hehehe.
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