lighting for a 40 gallon breeder?

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    Cheeser I Love Reefer

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    what is the most affordable led fixture that would suffice for a 40 gallon breeder. its gonna be a frag tank. i plan on growing mostly zoas, palys. and acros. im hoping to spend around 100 bucks.
     
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    i have a 32 led diy fixture with dimmable white and blue leds that im selling if you're interested. its 24 inches and has 60* optics
     
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    Are they Cree leds? 1w? Is it put together already?
     
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    its a DIY fixture, so he had to put it together
     
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    they are bridgelex 3 watt leds, a mixture of white and 460 nm blue. it is from Finsanity Aquarium Store paid 229.99 for it 6 months ago. it has been run for 8 months 8 hours a day, so it is hardly used as far as leds go.
     
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    The jbj fixture is nice but out of my budget. And as for the finsanity fixture ...can anyone else vouch for these?, cuz I was always told to stay away from bridgelex leds and to stick with Crees.
     
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    Here's a couple threads I found real quick on the topic, and a quote from another.
    Bridgelux vs. Cree LEDs - Which to choose - Reef Central Online Community
    Cree vs. Bridgelux led's - Reef Central Online Community

     
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