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chema
07/26/2017, 05:26 AM
Hi all: I'm almost decided to replace my DIY LED fixture for some Mitras LX 7200, but I'm still trying to decide the number of fixtures to install.

My tank is 60 x 24 x 26 inches (150 x 60 x 65 cm ) and is crowded with SPS, most of them Acropora and Stylophora. I guess 3 Mitras would be the right number but I would like to hear some opinions on this.

Thank you

Schwensen
07/26/2017, 06:08 AM
I had two mitras on my 140 cm x 65 cm (deep) x 60 cm(High) tank, and I had plenty of light. In my opinion you should only add one more to give more light from different angles. This for minimize shadingissues. Not because of lack in PAR/light!

chema
07/27/2017, 01:20 AM
I had two mitras on my 140 cm x 65 cm (deep) x 60 cm(High) tank, and I had plenty of light. In my opinion you should only add one more to give more light from different angles. This for minimize shadingissues. Not because of lack in PAR/light!

Thanks for your comment. You say you had, did you replace them because of some problems? Also, were they oriented along or perpendicular to the main axis of the tank?

Schwensen
07/27/2017, 04:43 AM
My tank was sold :( you can see photos here:
http://www.saltvandsforum.dk/viewtopic.php?t=53130

ReefClownMIA
07/27/2017, 07:12 AM
I have 2x 7200's over my RSR 450 59" wide, 20" deep, 22" tall. Works well for me, if you're a SPS dominant tank, you may want to go 3 of them, will allow you to run at less than full power if desired.

This picture was when we had the 6200's over the tank, since upgraded to 7200's.
http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160814/28daa48611cef79c57f77c07292e9c11.jpg

chema
07/28/2017, 01:31 AM
My tank was sold :( you can see photos here:
http://www.saltvandsforum.dk/viewtopic.php?t=53130

I'm sorry. Hope you may start a new project soon.

chema
07/28/2017, 01:34 AM
I have 2x 7200's over my RSR 450 59" wide, 20" deep, 22" tall. Works well for me, if you're a SPS dominant tank, you may want to go 3 of them, will allow you to run at less than full power if desired.

This picture was when we had the 6200's over the tank, since upgraded to 7200's.
http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160814/28daa48611cef79c57f77c07292e9c11.jpg

Nice tank! and very stylist.

I like the mounts for the two fixtures. Unfortunately I can not go that way in my tank. I have to find some rail-based system where I can attach the Mitras fixtures and hang the whole thing from the ceiling. I like the RMS system Ecotech has designed for the Radions and I wonder whether it could be adapted for the Mitras, although these are heavier.