DIY LED lighting help

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  1. Clowning

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    Hey guys I recently set up a 1.2x60x60 tank.
    I am looking at doing a DIY LED lighting unit with 3w LED's.
    Any idea on how many LED's and what combination of white and blues I would need?
    It will be a mixed reef that is SPS dominated.
    Any help will be appreciated:)
     
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  3. JackSplat

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    This is a good place to start.

    LED University

    I found that Royal Blue / Natural White 2/1 works well. The red and greens can be minimal.

    Add a moon LED or two on a seperate channel if you are planning to simulate moon phases.

    There are quite lot of different spectrum combinations for different SPS.
     
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    Hi there Chk out my build
     
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    Have you finished your led unit yet, and how is the light. I also set up a 1,2m tank and want to build a led unit. I need to know the arrangement of color for the different leds
     
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    Inbox me your contact info
     
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