DIY planted aquarium LED light

How to build a planted aquarium LED light the cheap and easy way.

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  1. Im airing this video a few weeks early for you guys! I rushed to get this done in time, but will revisit it with results. With that said, the fully DIY nano tank build will be out first showcasing this same light and the growth i get with it.

  2. Hello, I'm really hoping that you can give me some advice on diy lighting. I'm currently working on a 240 litre goldfish aquarium. The dimensions are 36"L x 15" D x 30" H. I'm looking to grow anubias, Java Ferns and Bobytis. I have found some RGBW 30W led floodlights with 6500K. The reason I am thinking of these is because I can turn on the blue light at night. My head is spinning from all the videos etc I've been watching and I can't seem to be able to find anything on lighting a deep aquarium. Do you think 2 or 3 of these would work or will it be total overkill? I don't have a huge budget and I love building stuff myself. I would be really grateful if you could help me out on this one.

  3. Hello piz reply my comment

    Can i use this leb lights for
    3ft lengt
    2ft height
    16ft length
    For plant tank

    And how much waat should i have to use❤️❤️❤️

  4. I feel so sorry for the big fish at the back…it looks soooo sad just going up n down…think it would be soooo much happier in a large tank with friends of its own kind ;(

  5. I would like to know what you use for all your air and how its so quiet? If you did make a video of this please disregard haven't searched yet.

  6. Pre-frank king of diy popped up on my feed? No prob.
    Miss the script, but at the same time I understand, seeing you smile and be real is priceless. 🙂😉

  7. I’ve tried these LED flood lights before.
    The ones I tried years ago were fine.
    I tried it again this year with the new thinner ones (like in this video) and all I grew was algae.
    Algae all day, all the time, up one side and down the other. It covered all my plants and killed them.
    Not doing THAT again.

  8. Hello… I have planted tank same as urs above… L w h… 22* 12 * 13 inch… Here we have flood lights as well as led 💡. …how much Watt I should use in both cases. Please let me know. Thanks.

  9. Yikes! You wore me out listening to all that. Waaay complicated for me. I like DIY projects but not that detailed. I had to think outside the box & my solution…Fluker's Sun Dome Reptile Lamp, 10" & Phillips LED Plant Grow Light, PAR38.

  10. I went with plastic plants because I'm not home a lot and I don't want an extra fire hazard. All the plant lights I looked at had either a short life span or were fire hazards.



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