210g suggestions please

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  1. Renee@LionfishLair

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    I have a 210g FOWLR that is 84"L x 24"D and 24"T. It has 3/4" acrylic braces, if that makes a difference.

    Do you have recommendations?

    Would I be able to place this inside a Tiffany billiard fixture? This link is just an example of what I'm talking about.

    Quoizel TF1406 Media Gallery

    Thanks in advance.
     
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  3. Rapid LED

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    I'd go with about 50 LEDs or so. You're going to have to mount a heatsink or two into that fixture, so that would be my concern. If you can get it to stay in there safely then I don't see a reason why you wouldn't be able to use that (airflow also helps, so if you can get fans in there as well then that's even better).
     
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    Oh, I can figure out a way to get it in there. :)

    Is there an area on your site that would tell me all I need to buy? I want as little DIY as possible with this part. We were looking for a pre-made, yet can't find one suitable for our dimensions.
     
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    That looks nice. Very creative.
     
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    I agree with Reefbruh great idea and beautiful lamp.
     
  7. Renee@LionfishLair

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    It's not going to be easy to find one large enough. But I'll find it.... yes sir E I will!

    I really want to go with LEDs. I've changed almost everything out in my house. But the length of this tank has proved difficult in finding a "pre-made" one.

    I hoping there's a pre-drilled heat sink available :) Please let there be.... I don't want to drill all those holes. I don't even want to build one, but I'm out of options if I want to go green.
     
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    Don't bother to drill, just use thermal paste. Drilling isn't worth the effort.

    Check your karma. ;)
     
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    What does check your karma mean?
     
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  11. Rapid LED

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    Unfortunately there's not one section that you could look for with everything you'll need, but it's easiest if you get a kit along with heatsinks and fans (if you're getting dimmable drivers then you'll also need a controller).

     
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    I guess I need to do some reading :-/