The Reef Breeders SuperNova LED Fixtures!!!

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  1. Reef Breeders

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    Here is what we did: We took the colored LED circuit, and divided the reds/greens from the UV. Then, we added 2 reds, 2 greens, and 4 blues, all on their own dimmer. So we now have: 1:16 royal blue, 2:16 cool white, 3:4 420nm violet, 4: 4 green, 4 red, 4 blue. All of them are dimmable. Let us know what you guys think of that combo!
     
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  3. Reef Breeders

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    Alright, we have our soldering guy in the U.S.! Look out for the first photos in a few weeks!Edit: We also added 4 more 420nm violet, for a total of 12 420nm LEDs, or 56 LEDs total.
     
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    A little teaser for you guys:

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    The boards are set to ship on the 6th, we have the heatsink/support assembled. This fixture will cover a 36" sps heavy tank, no problem. We will test by putting 2, that's right 2, over a 6' 125 gallon tank. Keep in mind these fixtures are only 12" long, kinda like a star shrinking down, then giving off a powerful flare, aka a supernova
     
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    I would put the violets on the royal blue circuit and have red and green independent from each other
     
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    Sorry Scott, we already payed for the boards, lol. The UV, royal blue, cool white, and red/green/blue will be the 4 channels.
     
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    Oh well, it'll still be a fantastic light
     
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    it will be pretty cost effective as well, with the ability to cover a 36" tank with one fixture
     
  11. tom.n.day

    tom.n.day Eyelash Blennie

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    Now you are peaking my interest. How many to cover a 210?
     
  12. Reef Breeders

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    Since a 210 is a little deeper, you might need 3 with 60 degree optics. We will be testing them over a local 210 gallon tank with an apogee par meter, and have results when the fixture is ready for pre order.