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Old 03/20/2020, 08:43 PM   #1
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LED mounting.. how high?

How high is everyone hanging their LEDs off of the water?

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Old 03/21/2020, 09:41 AM   #2
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A lot depends on the light configuration.
BRS says 14" for an AI Hydra 26.
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Old 03/24/2020, 05:41 AM   #3
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It depends on your lenses. Do you have 90 or 120 degree? Unless you have a fixture BRS or some else has tested you need to hold the fixture up to see how well the spread is? My black box Mars Aqua leds had to be mounted 12" to get the spread I wanted

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