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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 06-10-2019, 09:07 PM Thread Starter
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Fluval 3.0

Anyone here uses the fluval 3.0? What's the par at 24" deep and please help me to understand this, would the par rating at 24" deep be the same on the 36" 45watt and the 48" 59watts? Someone told me it's the same light but different lengths so the par would be the same. I find this odd because one has more leds plus higher watts.
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 06-10-2019, 11:48 PM
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PAR on the 48" model at 24" should be around 45 mMol per fixture, looking at the ratios in the PAR chart.

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Maybe they mean the same LED density?
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 06-11-2019, 01:30 AM
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Think of it this way.....but sideways.
More diodes..more overlap..more PAR in certain areas..
Most small LED fixtures are lensed 120 degrees..
@ 24" light cone is 83" in diameter..

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