evergrow led, which size?

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Hi everyone, i am new to this forum. In the process of building my upgrade which is a 46x24x24. I want to buy an evergrow led to light it but i'm unsure as to which size i should use. Was thinking the it2080 but wondering if this will provide enough coverage.

Any opinions are appreciated.

Thanks in advance.

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Reply #1

Hiya,

i am really impressed with the ever grow lighting, i don't own one but the colours i see from them look amazing. I'm tempted to buy one for my DT and put my razor over the frag tank :grin:

ref the size you need etc @ukmarinelighting are sponsors on the site and i sure will offer the BEST advice on these lights as well as supply the light for you. I think the 2120 would be better as it will cover the whole tank with PLENTY of light. Problem is i think its 47" wide so you would have a half inch hang over. how come you're going for 46" wide as opposed to 48" which is a more standard size of tank? they say the 2080 is suitable for up to 48" wide though so you're probably right with your thoughts.

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Ah right i see. Yes I know, couldnt fit a 4ft in my alcove so had to settle for a 46" wide. The lights do look great but wanting this tank to be predominantly sps so thinking maybe the it 2120 will be better. 1/2" overhang doesnt sound too bad but it will be an extremely tight fit in the alcove.


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i thought there would be a reason for the size. i would go for the bigger of the 2 if you could fit it in. the tank would be full of lovely light then. no shaded areas, you going bracelss / rimless or just standard ?

these braceless / rimless tanks look amazing !! expensive though.

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Reply #4

@darkknight you've seen @Mayo stunning tank. He has Evergrow lighting now.

@ukmarinelighting are on the forum too so they should be able to conclusively answer your question.  :glad:
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I know they look gorgeous but unfortunately dont have the budget especially after getting married and buying a new house.!! Mine is braced.

Yeah, Mayo's tank is a stunner. I'll drop them a quick line and see what their opinion is.

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How nice would it be to build a tank without a budget. How big I wonder would we go. The missus I think would be the deciding factor. Hehe

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@mayo 's unit is (I think) from ukmarinelighting as they offer a tweek to the standard evergrow units for sps.
I should really sort this out!!

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