Anyone building LED's for nano?

Discussion in 'Nano and Pico reef systems' started by Pomacanthus, Mar 5, 2011.

  1. Pomacanthus

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    Just sticker shocked on Ecoxotics cool LED fixture at just under $700 ouch
    Wondering if there are any DIY'er building these babies out of the basement for reduced pricing...?

    Tank is approx 20 x 20 x 20
     
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    Check the FS section. There is 2 used ecoxotics for sale. (edit. looks like they are sold)

    Jimmy builds them. I have seen one of his fixtures. very nice.

    Come to think of it, someone was selling one of his 20" ones for 100 bucks.

    Ecoxtic also sells wholesale but I am not sure what their requirements are. I have an account with them if you can't find someone to build one.
     
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    What did you need specifically?
     
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    i would message jimmy he makes them i have seen them work great product
     
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    Hey Brian, keep in mind that you're looking at 5 years average lifespan on LEDs..no bulbs to change. And then you also save in electricity...the fixture you saw here was running 58 watts total (more info, see - http://reefbuilders.com/2011/02/10/panorama-led-review/)

    Also, not sure where you're getting your price? The one you saw at my place runs $599 to $649....the entire system retails at $1149.

    Another thing about the Ecoxotic is the modular setup...not all the LED systems out there are modular, so that means if there IS a failure, you don't have to send the whole fixture out for repairs, just the one module. Far better than some of the more expensive units out there (Ecoxotic's Panorama is actually kinda on the far more affordable side for LED fixtures currently...go look at an Acan for a comparison ;) )

    But, since you're in the biz, I'm sure there's a wholesale price. I'm going to email Ike with your information.
     
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    So when can I see the for sale thread? I have been a member and been to meetings.
     
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    RaysReef Reefing made easy
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    Wrong thread to post under. PM wkjames
     
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