Led lightning on the TL550


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Ok got few questions
I'm thinking going hoodless on my TL550 and fitting a customized glass over. My option between lights are the sicce minu led light or the zetlight ZA1201 what you guys think? For nice coral grow and crisp colour. I currently have the standArd t5 tubes in.
 
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i modified the existing hood and installed two zetlight 1201.
if you ad to them wifi receiver's and an a200 controller they are fully controllable
 

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Or you could get LED's from Improved Living and fit them inside the hood, works extremely well. They sent me 30x3w LED's and they are amazing. Think it was around R1000 for all of the lights plus power supply.

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3 options,
Fit DIY leds within the current light fitting as @hotdog83 did
Go top less and use any unit you want.
Or gut the hood, remove the middle part that looks like a Beetle bonnet, and cut out what is underneath it and fit you light unit on top.

Take note that most units must be some distance away from the water. Radions should be mounted 22 to 27cm above the water. Leds do not like water splashes. The DIY option at least got the cover protecting it.
 

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My feeling was that I want to keep the neat All in One look of the Boyu, it felt as if it would defeat the purpose of an All in One tank to take off the hood and run open top. Thought if I wanted to do that I could just set up any random nano and run it open top.
 
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Or I was thinking getting 2x 1201 zetlights and fit them over tank. Then I either cut me customize glass over the top. Where could one buy the controller?
 
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