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Saltwatercoral2
10/07/2016, 07:00 PM
I was looking at this light on Amazon, Would this work for my algae scrubber? My screen is 6"x 6"

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01CH75SGY/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pC_nS_ttl?_encoding=UTF8&colid=ULYZW2B202ZV&coliid=I1ZWWZUBQ4FP7C&th=1

Saltwatercoral2
10/08/2016, 01:43 PM
Anyone?

hkgar
10/09/2016, 09:54 AM
Probably not very well. It is only 12 watts so each LED is only 1 watt. Three watt LEDs are recommended. Also the design will put most of the light in a very concentrated spot on your screen. I am using this light with good results
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00WG6G9SI/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
Have you reviewed the ATS thread in advanced topics?
http://reefcentral.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1977420&page=360

ca1ore
10/09/2016, 10:14 AM
Probably would be ok for a 6x6 screen. I'm using the reefbreeders fuge light for my 12x12 screen (lit from both sides) which is twelve 2 watt diodes. Works just fine, though don't get the bulb too close to the screen.

mcgyvr
10/09/2016, 12:36 PM
Yes it will work just fine for a small screen like that..
I've used less wattage with screens twice that size with amazing growth..