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Old 06/19/2017, 12:30 PM   #26
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Looks quite nice. How did you like the results? I feel mine is very white too.


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Old 06/19/2017, 02:28 PM   #27
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Much much better than the stock light. The blue bars did really help out alot. Highly recommend. You will need two bars.

Heres a link:
https://www.amazon.com/s?field-keywords=B00YHDQVBS


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Old 06/20/2017, 02:24 PM   #28
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Hey how did you hook up the lights to the power source or how are you powering the lights?


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Old 06/20/2017, 02:28 PM   #29
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Also how are the fans working for you? can you post the link for the fans as well. Thank you
really like your build


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Old 06/20/2017, 03:31 PM   #30
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The Blue Light bar is powered by its own AC Adapter that you have to purchase. Make sure its at least 2A - DC12V. This is the one I purchased and wired it directly to the Light Bar:
https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_n...rds=B0713QWX3L
The rest is simple.

As for the Fans, they are awesome. I have it hooked up to a temp controller and it will bring down 1 degree (this is the trigger point to turn on the fans) - in a few mins. The only thing is that it will evaporate your water faster but I have Hydro ATO that works well with the setup. Much cheaper than a chiller.

Here is the link to the 3 fan model:
https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_n...rds=B00M9UV9LI


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Old 09/08/2017, 02:33 PM   #31
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Fan Mod

Would you be able to detail how you did the fan mod on your lid? I will need to do something like this for tank when it comes in because it is very warm where I live and some help would be amazing


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Old 09/10/2017, 01:45 PM   #32
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Get the 3 fan from Amazon. Trace the outer dimension of the fan, on top of the hood and cut out with a dremmel.
Once cut, tape the fan to the cut hole and make sure everything fits well. To not make the hole too big as you have to screw to each of the 4 corners.
From there, drill a small hole from inside of the lid to secure the fan to the lid using small screws.
Then get a temp controller and plug in the fan. That's it. Works really well and maintains the temp set.
Ps- the water will evaporate much faster and it is a good idea to get an ATO. I used the hydro ATO and works well with my tank.


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