Sourcing Led's

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  1. Dean Schreuder

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    Hi everyone, i have been contemplating after seeing a hybrid unit of T5 and leds to a system of just leds..
    Im getting my 1.5m tank soon and was wondering how many leds would i need. After researching it seems about 70 x 3w is the norm for a led only light source.
    Also where do you source the cheapest leds :thumbup: leak the secrets.
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    have a look at Rapid LED
    I'm not sure if they are the cheapest but probably the most reliable. and they have everything you will need yo build a led unit.
     
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    Yeah thats a good price good thing as with new technology comes out gets cheaper in time:)
     
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    For that price you will not be able to build a DIY unit with all the control features.

    I just check online I cannot find a local fish shop that sells them at that price. Quite a few in the USA have specials on Radions.
     
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    Its a AD special so all of the LFS have them on. I know Dorry Pets have them on this special price.
     
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