LED lighting for tank

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by 3dd, 21 Jul 2013.

  1. 3dd

    3dd

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    Hi Guys

    I'm in the market for new lights so LED it is, I would like to know which LEDs you guys would recommend to light a 130cm*70cm with a water depth of 56cm tank, SPS dominated.

    I'm looking at the pharos 90w LED, or perhaps a 120W Razor * 3 run breadth wise in tank.

    Something like the Vertex ILLUMINA SR 260 1200 would be nice but that's just pushing the budget a bit too far.

    I would ideally like too keep the cost of the unit(s) to around 15k, but I'm sure I could twist SWAMBOs arm if need be :whistling:.

    So what would you guys recommend?
     
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  3. EFJ

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    Check out reefaquatics they have nice units, I personally like the intellisun units.
     
  4. 3dd

    3dd Thread Starter

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    Yea he has some nice affordable LEDs, I like the Pharos range a bit more than the intellisun, they are WiFi programmable and too me they look a bit sleeker (The wife has too like it aesthetically;)).
     
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    I have 2 brand new 192w each Dimmable LED units for sale in the Hardware for sale section!
    1 would be perfect for this tank if its gonna be SPS dominated.
    Only R4500ea...
    Cant beat that:biggrin:
     
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    Some pics of an identical cube with the LED's on.
    This tank is going to be awesome in the next few months:)

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    @brentv would only one of those units cover 130 x 70 x 50? would it be long enough?
     
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