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  1. Lighting
    Hi all, I am trying to do a DIY leds after reading a lot of articles here. My width and height are 30 inches. I have the following observations regarding the LEDs that will be used. 1. Leds should have a wavelength from 400 -700nm. 2. Led Array consists of leds from this wavelength...
  2. DIY
    Hi guys, just sharing this led fixture i made. i use on of this to put the leds together used 6 leds 6500k 2 leds 10000k 1 led full spectrum 90 degree lens the housing after some test, it was necessary to add some cooling other than pasive with the heatsink how it looks on...
  3. Lighting
    Hello Everyone, I recently got a good deal on a 210g (7'x2'x2') aquarium on craigslist, and I would like to set up as a high tech tank with pressurized CO2 and high light. I have a few different options for lighting, and I'm wondering what you all think. My first thought was a DIY LED fixture...
  4. Lighting
    I'm currently running a 36" Ray2 DS on my 12 long and for the most part, I'm very happy with the light and seeing as how I already own it, I'd like to keep using it. The problem I'm having is that the Ray2 doesn't keep red plants red because its red spectrum output is almost nonexistent. You...
  5. DIY
    Hi all, this is my first "instructable" that I have done, but I thought someone out there may find my experience useful when putting together a LED mod for their Fluval Edge. First, a little background. I have scoured these forums for the past 2-3 months now, learning everything I could about...
  6. Lighting
    I'm new to the forum - this is my first post, hopefully it's in the right spot. I've kept fish-only tanks for years but I'd really love to switch my tanks from plastic plants to real plants. Specifically, I have a 10-gallon in mind for my first planted tank. I'd like to do a DIY LED lighting...
  7. Lighting
    I'm in the process of setting an aquarium, my first since I was 10 and Bush Sr was in office. Lurking around here has been extremely informative. I got an old 29G (30x12x18in) and stand from a friend. I'm going to try a Walstad style tank with a soil substrate and lots of plants. Low tech...
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