I needed a light over my aquarium but it couldn't be a standard florescent or LED fixture because there is no lid on my tank to support it ...
This is an LED based Aquarium Light. It consists of a sheet of plexiglass with holes drilled in it to accommodate LEDs facing downward into the tank. The ...
Although this DIY has many things that a beginner can learn and make an LED unit which can be used anywhere- Kitchen, Hallway, decorative purpose. But 'this' very light is to be used in my planted aquarium. It will grow live aquatic plants in an aquarium.
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Choosing the right LED light for your saltwater aquarium can be a daunting task. This episode of BRStv gives you a list of criteria to consider when purchasing an LED light or system so that you can have the best set up for your reef tank.
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