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LEDs ?

Just wondering if anyone out there who has a 70+gal tank with DIY LEDs wants to give a newbie some help?
Ok when u see D I Y try n think saving money. If im gonna go an spend $200+ on a diy set up why not just get a finnex or 2 an save on the headaches!

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They have a Lighting Board. I'm building a 6' LED fixture and it's neither difficult nor extravagantly expensive although you can get up there if you want. like anything else it's a learning curve.

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They have a Lighting Board. I'm building a 6' LED fixture and it's neither difficult nor extravagantly expensive although you can get up there if you want. like anything else it's a learning curve.

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70gal an i have a bunch of LEDs 50 3w ones an another 50 1w ones on the way i also have 2-30w an 1-50w driver. All my leds r from "china" meaning their not name brand.
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My leads are from China also. So far I bought RBGW leads but I'm still curious about the difference between RGB and separate colored strips. So I'm going to post in Lighting and ask some questions.
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My leads are from China also. So far I bought RBGW leads but I'm still curious about the difference between RGB and separate colored strips. So I'm going to post in Lighting and ask some questions.
Colored strips? Also why the GB ones for color in tha tank?

Anyway my main thing is this how can i run, say 115w of leds? Do i need 2 drivers i havent seen a driver rated for 115w. I guess to better word it is can i run 2 drivers as one, if thats a bit clearer.

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