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kam
12-31-2012, 06:48 AM
Has anyone tried these yet? What are your thoughts on them? The price seems right!

http://ca-en.hagen.com/Aquatic/Lighting/Fixtures---Canopies/A3984


Size adjustment: 91 cm - 115 cm (36 in - 46 in)
Number of LEDs: 504
Wattage: 35W
Lumens: 1630 LM


A couple of reviews:

http://blog.aquanerd.com/2012/10/fluval-marine-and-reef-performance-led.html

http://www.reefs.com/blog/2012/07/12/product-review-hagen-fluval-sea-led-light/

http://cdn.manhattanreefs.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/par-test-chart.png

Arok3000
12-31-2012, 05:46 PM
I flicked through one of the reviews, and that par diagram you posted was over an empty tank. This is not very much light output at all.
It would work for a fowlr, but I don't know if you could keep any coral alive underneath that.

kam
12-31-2012, 05:54 PM
My tank is going to be fowlr for now. If I had two of those 48" over it would it be enough? I don't plan on getting too carried away with extravagant coral.

kam
12-31-2012, 05:55 PM
I believe they compare their LEDs to T5HOs. Not like the Radions comparing to 250W MH

Arok3000
12-31-2012, 07:47 PM
If it's a fowlr than any amount of light is enough, so 1 would be enough if it looks bright enough.
If you do decide to add some corals, just account for new lighting.