Im so new to marine

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  1. afzalek

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    Lighting thread:
    so here goes, want to go down the route of LED lights and not the florescent's. my tank is 2.2 long 50 deep and 750 high, will the LED's have enough throw to reach the bottom of the tank. and if it does not, can i then run lights down either side? will that work. Will put in white and blue LED's. my tank will not be visible from either side, only view from front as it is currently being made to look like its built into the wall.

    i will build the light frame for the top from aluminium strips with LED's attached to this strip.
     
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    As far as I know LED strips do not pack the power yet to be used a marine lightning, especially not at your tank depth of 750mm.
     
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    Hi afzal, as a matter of interest what led strips are you referring to.. If they anything like this, then not a chance will it have any strength to keep anything alive. [​IMG]
     
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