I need lighting for a Fluval Edge.

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  1. BrianJ

    BrianJ Peppermint Shrimp

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    Hi guys, it's been months but I just couldn't stand the itch any longer. I'm going to pick up a 6 gallon edge, does anyone know, or can post me a link to a fixture for this tank..I can't find one anywhere, apparently I don't think they sell one? I don't feel like going through the hassle of making my own. I want to be able to support some lps, I had great success with led's in my last tank. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
     
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    mdbostwick Vlamingii Tang

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    This may be something you would have to retrofit some type of diy lights into. I doubt the LEDs that come with it would be good enough for LPS.
     
  4. Matt Rogers

    Matt Rogers Kingfish Staff Member

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    Hi Brian - actually.. if you can wait a little longer :) ... Fluval has new Edge tanks coming out for saltwater with their new Fluval LED 2.0 lights on them that are dimmable and controllable. They were at MACNA. I believe they are coming by end of year or early first quarter.

    Here is a pic I took of one:

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    There may be more here:
    http://www.3reef.com/threads/a-walk-through-macna-2014-pic-heavy.154806/

    I'll post more info on these soon.

    matt
     
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    BrianJ Peppermint Shrimp

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    Wooooooooow that tank is sick! perfect timing, thank you for this post! Such a beauty man!
     
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    Matt Rogers Kingfish Staff Member

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    Haha. No problem. You sound excited. Can you wait that long? :grin:
     
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    BrianJ Peppermint Shrimp

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    I can try haha, patience is not one of.my virtues...those tanks are definitely going to sell, they look as nice as the Nuvos.
     
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    BrianJ Peppermint Shrimp

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    Alright, so I got the tank...of course I couldn't wait. I decided to use my reef breeders. So my question is, if I dim it way down it will work in theory correct?
     
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    I was going to suggest a 400 watt halide.
     
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    Newreef15 Horrid Stonefish

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    Which reefbreeder fixture did you get?
     
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    BrianJ Peppermint Shrimp

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    Its the 120 watt value fixture, dimming it down would work fight? I have it mounted about 8 inches above the tank.