Best Eco lighting solution

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by dubediver, 5 Apr 2016.

  1. dubediver

    dubediver

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    Hi
    My tank is 1,2 X 60. I would like to ask advice for a lighting solution, keeping my costs under R3 - R4000.
    Not so keen for DIY leds, but if absolute best solution I am prepared to put in the labour.
    I am going to the states in October , so can buy something there if any1 has recommendations.
    Waiting to buy something on forum could also be an option.
    Currently running odyshity quad.
     
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    For that budget, your best bet would be DIY. Unless you can find a bargain second hand for 2 Radions or 2 Kessils.

    Why don't you get another few of those 10w LED floodlights you mentioned in the other thread (can get for R100 each at china mall) and then just change the chips to maybe 40% white and 60% blue ones? I think a 10w chip is around R50. So for your budget you can put 20 of them on tank, which should give plenty of light.
     
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    dubediver Thread Starter

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    The problem with this cheap LED lights is that all the other components are also cheap, and might not work correctly with up spected Led, or so I have been led to believe.
    If I go DIY , then I think I would design a lid/light frame from scratch.
    But I have seen a lot of ppl selling of home made led sets here, so makes me think twice.

    But yes, that's
     
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