My 65 reef build, updated 9/6 NEW PICS

Discussion in 'I made this!' started by droopymatt, Jul 31, 2011.

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  1. clarkkey594

    clarkkey594 Aiptasia Anemone

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    LED combo looks great and I love the scape.
     
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  3. Myocyte

    Myocyte Spanish Shawl Nudibranch

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    Do those LEDs get hot? Those are some big heat sinks!

    Looking good. Can't wait to see the progress.
     
  4. droopymatt

    droopymatt Bristle Worm

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    at full power the heat sinks hit about 115f but really full power may be too much imo.

    what you see in the pics is about 60% of light capacity. Set at that level the heat sinks stay at about 80f...
     
  5. droopymatt

    droopymatt Bristle Worm

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    thanks everybody on the compliments, i was whiny this morning and looking for some positive feedback...i realize theres not a lot of ooohhh aaahhh in a 65 gallon but my wife doesnt appreciate my hobby so i gotta fish for compliments here( pun intended) THANKS AGAIN
     
  6. insanespain

    insanespain Ocellaris Clown

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    I love the size of a 65. They are awesome 3 foot tanks. Yours is lookin good. I gotta get an order placed with rapid man

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    droopymatt Bristle Worm

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    yeah, led is a hot debated topic right now but when i look at my 65 and then i look at my bc14 with compact flourescent i know right away that led was the way to go. your tank looks good for sure but before you need bulbs again you best get your LED on lol!
     
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  9. insanespain

    insanespain Ocellaris Clown

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    That's where I'm at right now, I need new bulbs and its pointless to replace them when I can put that money towards an led build.

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    DBOSHIBBY Sleeper Shark

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    Get it together man! you gotta do it, and soon lol

    oh still looking for the ecosmart, i told my guy that had the non ecosmart that ill pass on that one.


    Edit-Just realized this isnt your thread Insanespain lol sorry droopymatt
     
  11. insanespain

    insanespain Ocellaris Clown

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    Haha EPIC FAIL.

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  12. DBOSHIBBY

    DBOSHIBBY Sleeper Shark

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    to many thread titles with "65g" in them now a days ;D