New Leds on the 90

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    jzaso

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    The finished clean up with the new lights -so far so good! some before and after pictures major changes in the last two months luckily tank has a strong base and all parameters remain balanced 100_0699.JPG 100_0755.JPG 100_0761.JPG 100_0760.JPG 100_0762.JPG 100_0767.JPG 100_0763.JPG 100_0764.JPG
     
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    Looking good!
     
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    Looks good! What fixtures did you go with?
     
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    you may not agree with this but-topledseller-e-bay 2ea, 165w 90deg full spectrum two channel manual dimmer(will be auto soon)pretty much the same as the reefbreeders stuff with out the bells and whistles-but now I want the bells and whistles-at least the ramp up and down.this is replacing 550w T-5 vho/ho. System been on the tank(90g) for six days good pe on the corals, frags encrusting plugs- clam happy- we will see, I,m finding it harder to acclimate to it than the animals in the tank! my eyes are killing me-14"above tank 75%
    blue 85% white
     
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    Northstar24 The Tang Herder

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    It's definitely a much different look than t5's. My problem has always been the light spill over because of the height above the tank
     
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    Yes it is- just moved them back .500" and in .750" to center over corals trying to reduce the shadowing thinking about dropping them a inch also? seems like everybody runs the blue channel a little higher than the white I,m doing just the opposite-I guess if the animals like it I should too
    just such a different look-never saw flouresents like I do now with the T-5s
     
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    I run mine at 75 and 75%, I don't care for the blue look either. You can always drop the intensity as you drop the lights, then ramp them back up.
     
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    Night and day difference in appearance. What light were you using before? and what led fixture did you switch too?
     
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    Cheap camera and leds don,t mix-camera makes it much more blue than what it is- two ebay black boxes replacing 8 tubes of t5 (four tubes vho 85w four tubes ho 54w) just put four tubes back on to supplement leds-cut down on shadowing and color tweaking easier to change a bulb out than a diode. In June when my Son gets his grad gift I will post some real pictures- that system has changed a bit
     
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