Thinking of switching to LEDs

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Thinking of switching to LEDs

Post by Fishfood » Sun Jun 10, 2012 7:11 pm

Anyone want to build a DIY unit for me. Time frame is september/october I buy all that is needed and we will discuss a payment for building it... Could be cash or coral frags. I have no time and no idea what I'm doing with leds. I'd learn but the time part is more of the problem.


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Re: Thinking of switching to LEDs

Post by pheonixsoul25 » Sun Jun 10, 2012 9:27 pm

check out some of the kits from aquastyleonline.com , i used one of there kits on my biocube 14 and loved it
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Re: Thinking of switching to LEDs

Post by jt3069 » Mon Jul 09, 2012 8:56 pm

yeah i have built one of the rapid leds ones, dimmed by apex jr
it's currently on my 90g
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Re: Thinking of switching to LEDs

Post by pheonixsoul25 » Mon Jul 09, 2012 9:24 pm

how many less are you running over you 90g
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Re: Thinking of switching to LEDs

Post by jt3069 » Mon Jul 09, 2012 10:52 pm

48 on my 90 mith a combination of cw,uv,rb and mixed optics
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Re: Thinking of switching to LEDs

Post by Rebel01 » Tue Jul 10, 2012 11:05 am

I might could do it for you. It depends on the kit. I am an industrial electrician and instrument mechanic. I just built one for myself . Rapid led has a presoldered kit that I like. I did all the soldering on my kit and it was a LOT of work. Be aware that the cost of the kit is nat all that is involved. You will need wire, fans, power supply if fans are dc. You will want something to help hide and organize your wires. U also need brackets for the fans. And you will need heat sink on which to mount the lights. I built a splash guard out of plexiglass that supports my kit. painted the outer part black to hide . I haven't built a hanger kit yet. just have it resting on some unistrut on top of the tank temporarily

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Re: Thinking of switching to LEDs

Post by Buddy08 » Fri Nov 16, 2012 1:06 am

still need one built drew? I built mine for the 75g, you can see it in my build.

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