Determining height of led's

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by Taz0, 26 Jun 2015.

  1. Taz0

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    What is the best way to determine the height of your led units

    I will be using 3x Pharos 90w units
    My tank is 1800x600x600

    What should I look for to determine their placement ?
     
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    Hi Taz, with 600mm and I'm assuming you using the 80deg lenses, as great star starting off height will be 50cm. Best to get the suspension cables where is very easy to adjust the unit heights.
     
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    Andre, those cables. Do you not have to cut them in order to hang them at the desired length?
     
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    Thanks for the response and not shooting me down...
    Luckily the units I got all have the suspension cables... I will post up pics soon :biggrin:
     
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    Sorry if I shot you down before but this is my first post to you.. so not sure

    To Luke and Taz with the suspension kit you can adjust the height by simply depressing the adjustable button with ease. Units are optimum about 50 cm above the water line. Enough power to penetrate and further away from moisture the better. The same goes for any electrical equipment
     
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    No no not you lol was someone else... You and and aquaria-SA have been nothing but awesome towards me really appreciate it...
     
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    We do have some members that are rather "colourful" ;) Sorry if you've had a bad experience. 99.9% of the guys are super friendly. :)

    Good luck with your tank. :thumbup:
     
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