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Matt created the topic: I opened the box of mystery....

and inside I found some neat stuff.





Link to ballast site

Now, I need a lighting expert to tell me what i've got and how hard it would be to make a T5 setup for my discus tank.

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Matt replied the topic: Re: I opened the box of mystery....

www.alexteo.com/aquarium/diy-t5-lighting-for-aquarium/

I'm thinking about doing something like this, any thoughts?

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Noddy replied the topic: Re: I opened the box of mystery....

I hope the scematics on the thing help you out, for it's a mystrey for me too...but i'm sure some ofl-technicians to chime in. ;)
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cebosound replied the topic: Re: I opened the box of mystery....

sounds like fun. lol

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Matt replied the topic: Re: I opened the box of mystery....

No one has any ideas! Bah, maybe i'll just head to Lowes and see what tickles my fancy

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JasonR replied the topic: Re: I opened the box of mystery....

Yeah I know nothing of DIY lighting, but when you figure it out make sure and do a step by step so then we all know how! :woohoo: :lol:
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Matt replied the topic: Re: I opened the box of mystery....

Yea, I think the blog I found got me pointed in the right direction. Now I have to dredge up my old avionics skills and remember how to wire stuff together without frying myself :pinch: :silly:

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JasonR replied the topic: Re: I opened the box of mystery....

Yeah that's the key...don't electrocute self! :lol:
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Matt replied the topic: Re: I opened the box of mystery....

Yea, if the magic smoke comes out, it's bad :whistle:

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ehall67 replied the topic: Re: I opened the box of mystery....

lmao !!! thats a bad sign ?!?!? so thats what I have been doing wrong ...

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