Solution to shadow effect

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  1. Dumaurier7

    Dumaurier7 Well-Known Member

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    Hi Marco,Vinny et al , I posted this question but got no response so I decided to start a thread about it, Because of the size of my tank the builder installed two massive cross braces each 24"x18"x 0.5" ,
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    With the Mitras positioned as they are ,under the braces are dark.[​IMG]
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    I will be installing the fourth LX 7 in the middle alongside the one that's there now, because of the water proofed design (and cost saving advantage !) of the LB2, I am thinking of going with one hung low directly over each brace, is this s good idea? do you think this will eliminate the issue?
     
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    hey there is really just one way to solve shadowing effect with LED, you gotta go buck and cover every inch, or supplement with T5. see the picture

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  3. Marco@GHLUSA

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    Hard telling from here, but a 4th fixture should provide you more adequate coverage and not cause too much shading with the brace, is my guess. Unfortunately a lot will depend on how clean you can keep the brace.
     
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    I guess I'll see when I get the 4th unit, thanks!
     
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    Thanks!
     

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