I’ve been on the hunt for some good lighting for my tank and some of the prices for a good LED system simply blew me away. For what I want it’s costing somewhere between $2k – $3.5k.
Instead, I’ve opted to investigate the DIY option from RapidLED:
- Cree XM-L (Neutral) x 18
- Cree XM-L (Cool White) x 18
- Cree XP-E (Blue) x 6
- Cree XP-E (Royal Blue) x 6
- Osram Golden Dragon (660 Red) x 8 (or I might change to Phillips Cyan)
The plan is to install to 2 heatsinks in the following configuration: