Led colour combinations

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  1. Rabbid dawg

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    Im busy building my own led unit using a 30w led spotlight as heatsink and housing And a 5 channel controller. I was planning to use 1.1.1 Ratio cool white ±6500k, Blue and Royal blue. What do you think of the ratio? For aesthetics and growth of soft and lps corals? I don't like the windex look and am aiming to get between 10000k and 14000 k look

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    To bring out the reds and purple in my fish and corals I was toying with the idea of adding some warm white & red or purple... but I'm weary of shadows. Would it be necessary?
     
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    those spotlights, don't they use a single multichip LED?
    How will you fit about 10 LEDS into the same area?
     
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    it will be too blue, maybe put a couple warm white chips
     
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    @ RiaanP yes it is a single chip, that I plan to discard. A 30w light is a large light and could easily accommodate 10 and more chips.
    Thanks Camel It seems as if I'll have to set up a temporary setup and veiw the results. A step I was hoping to avoid.
     
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