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AI nano. Enough to light my 26?


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    MizTanks - Reefkeeper
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    Default AI nano. Enough to light my 26?

    Would the AI Nano LED's be enough lighting for a 26 bow front? Tank specs are 24L x 15W x 21D. However from water surface to sand bed the depth is actually 18".
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    Jamie, it looks like a fun little light, but I would worry about your clam... and anything out in the corners. Even the AI sales pitch puts it in a 15 x 15 cube. Could you swing the cost of TWO of them?

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    I always second guess myself 2x AI nano no way-I'll keep shopping around-gotta be something decent for my tanks budget right?
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    these little guy's are very bright,I think it would do it but you have quite the mix in that lil fella,If it was me I'd buy a single full moduale that will ensure plenty of light for the next tank build in the future,face it girl you know your going to go bigger,you cram anymore in that 26 it's gonna burst !!! Buy for the future it's only a 125.00 more and you won't regret it ROFL

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    If I'd only quit missing the winning lottery by just 1 # LOL
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    I agree with going with the full module. It would do a nice job of lighting part of your tank, but you're not going to be able to light the whole thing unless you hang it very high, but then your PAR would reduce significantly. I believe the SOL fixtures are the best LED fixture out there and almost the same price as just building a fixture yourself. If you go with something besides LED, you're going to spend the additional pretty quickly in just bulbs and electricity. I would save up a little longer and get the full module. And like Binford said, then you have it for the future too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MizTanks View Post
    If I'd only quit missing the winning lottery by just 1 # LOL
    save your lotto money and you'll get your new light faster,There's a mathmatical certinty your going to loose the lotery and a guarntee if you save that money you'll win a new light.Words of wisdom or whit you decied LOL

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    Quote Originally Posted by MizTanks View Post
    If I'd only quit missing the winning lottery by just 1 # LOL

    Same thing i say!! lol the Mega Millions is $100 million

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    Quote Originally Posted by binford4000 View Post
    save your lotto money and you'll get your new light faster,There's a mathmatical certinty your going to loose the lotery and a guarntee if you save that money you'll win a new light.Words of wisdom or whit you decied LOL
    Smart *** LOL

    So....if I go with the AI Sol I'd also need the AI controller and the mounting/hanging kit right? None of which comes with the unit right? Unless they come out with the wireless controller before I order
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