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anyone have a dimmer on theirs?
I'm running a standard $10 LED dimmer off amazon with no problems.

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I remember when these came out a few years ago the reviews were mixed, but it seems there has not been much discussion since then. I think the consensus was there are lights out there that are much cheaper and do the same thing (finnex), but I remember seeing an ADA Aquasky at an LFS and really liking the color spectrum and the form factor. I'm a hardware junkie and haven't found another light with as sleek a design.

Are there any owners of these lights that want to chime in on how these lights have performed over the years?

I was thinking of making my own acrylic base for it to turn it into a pendant light.

I was thinking of using an Aquasky301 with a 20 gallon, going low tech. Is the spread going to be ok with a 28"x16" footprint (custom tank)?
I've have found an end of my aquasky submerged under water due to my cat. Dried it out and works just fine.

The light is bright. I threw on a simple LED dimmer and run it closer to 50% power.

The color is more blue/white. Spread is pretty good. My potted plant next to my tank is mooching growth. Highlights green color.

The acrylic stand really compliments the ADA style.
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I'm running a standard $10 LED dimmer off amazon with no problems.
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Can you post a link for this dimmer? Thanks
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I assume he means something like this https://smile.amazon.com/TronicsPros.../dp/B016TLH9D4
Personally I like these https://smile.amazon.com/Way2top-Aqu...dp/B07M89N8MH/
but they're a lot cheaper on the bay or aliexpress... you may need 5.5/2.1->5.5/2.5mm adapters for some of these lights, but at least the s2-pro can accept a 5.5/2.5mm male plug anyhow so you generally only need this side https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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I assume he means something like this https://smile.amazon.com/TronicsPros.../dp/B016TLH9D4
Personally I like these https://smile.amazon.com/Way2top-Aqu...dp/B07M89N8MH/
but they're a lot cheaper on the bay or aliexpress... you may need 5.5/2.1->5.5/2.5mm adapters for some of these lights, but at least the s2-pro can accept a 5.5/2.5mm male plug anyhow so you generally only need this side https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
Yea I have that rotary style one.
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