My new Kessil 360W LEDs (pic heavy)

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  1. Ballgame

    Ballgame Millepora

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    My new Kessil 360W LEDs
    Very excited to get these. They are very $$$$. I have a 100g mixed reef so I need 2 of them for proper coverage. Currently using the Fluval Sea Full Spectrum LEDs but once I started getting sps I realized I needed to upgrade my lights. Apparently my Fluvals don't have or don't have enough UV for sps growth. My green stylo was turning white and assumed it was based on lack of strong enough lighting.
    So I ordered them through LFS instead of going online to help them. I feel that if we don't support LFS they won't survive. And price was the same if you include shipping.
    Ordered 2 360Ws, 2 goosenecks, and 1 sync cable. Didn't have the cash to get the controlled.
    So here they are!

    The goods
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    Tank before Kessil
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    360W

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    The LEDs

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    Cool that only 2 knobs. Color and intensity
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    Everything inside box
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    Sync cable

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  3. Ballgame

    Ballgame Millepora

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    Gooseneck and supplies

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    Bracket to hook up to tank
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    On tank
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    Hooking up gooseneck
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    Kessils hooked up
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    Says I need 6 zip ties but only gave me 3
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    Finished product
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    Going to leave my Fluval Sea LEDs on because the shimmer is crazy. Im not sure I like it. Too nuts for me
     
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  4. sandy

    sandy Bristle Worm

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    Are Ur going to use both leds fixtures btw tank looks great
     
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    Ballgame Millepora

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    Think so for now. Until I can figure out my flow to reduce surface agitation.
    I haven't taken glass off yet since literally just set it up. If you at the picture I'm thinking of leaving the front panel on and putting Fluval on that. I'll be removing the back panel shortly. Have to remove glass for Kessils to work properly.
    Will see. Not sure.
     
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    Ballgame Millepora

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    Sorry forgot the pic Thinking I'll leave light on that front panel since I have to remove the back glass panel
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  7. Billme

    Billme Eyelash Blennie

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    Looks good ballgame. I did the same for my 120. Just remember they are much more powerful so easy does it on acclimation.
     
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  9. sandy

    sandy Bristle Worm

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    You have to remove that glass panels I had it on my tank but got it removed as they were reducing my light effect

    Light was not reaching at bottom on my tank what is your tank height
     
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    Yes thanks. The controller had a setting to acclimate but since I don't have that going to run 30% for 2 weeks. Then ramp up slowly
     
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    Ballgame Millepora

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    Yes correct I've done that. Pics were right after set lights up.
     
  12. Siddique

    Siddique Dragon Wrasse

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    Looking good! You'll get used to that shimmer and grow to love it.
     
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