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Old 01-31-2012, 04:01 AM   #5
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Thanks for the interest in the build Hoppy. I guess I will be a guinea pig for these LED's in a planted tank.

I soldered everything and have it set up already. Here are some pics:

90 degree optics installed


lowest setting


highest setting:


above of the tank (~1.5 feet above tank) with no shield:


with shield


close up of makeshift light shield and fan, I took apart an odyssea 20" fixture and plan on rebuilding it to make the enclosue for the heatsink




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