Discussion in 'LED Aquarium Lighting' started by Pankak322, Jan 15, 2013.
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Can't you just take off the 90 deg optics and have it at 120?
I don't know if that void the warranty, there is a sticker on one of the screws that reads void if removed
Hmmm, that's what Logan says to do...
I think for now I'm going to keep it as is. It doesn't look too bad now that I raised it, the left and right sides are still a little dark but not like they were. I may in the future decide to take off the lenses but I'm afraid that if I do the light won't penetrate the water as much as it does now at least in the middle of the tank.
When you get a chance, could you post another fts now that its been raised higher? I too have a 48" and was wondering how much light the sides will get.
I have a 48" tank and a 32" fixture with 90 deg optics. I have the light about 8-9" off the water and there is darkening on the sides.
I'll see if I can one posted after I do my weekly water change
Ok thanks, I hoping that wasn't going to happen. So now I'm considering on getting 2 fixtures. Should i get 2 16" or 2 24" fixtures?
I think I'm getting 2 x 16 inchers for my 4 x 2 tank!
this is what the tank looks like with the light about 10" off the water
now that I compare the two pictures there really isn't that much of a difference lol, this pic is with the whites at 80% and the blues at 100%
I can't afford to return this and get two of the 16s or 24s so I'm gonna make this work
Hopefully others will see this thread and know to not buy a 32" fixture for a 48" tank unless they are ok with the dim sides
Personally, and this is all opinion, I like how it looks, I may even lower them back down so I know that at least the middle of the tank will be able to support SPS and then LPS on the center-left, center-right and bottom, then softies/NPS on the outer parts of the tank
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