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DIY lightscreen project

NiteshAquascaper

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Here is my DIY lightscreen similar to Ada one.
My Tank dimensions is regular 60P aquarium.
 

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that looks good! What have you used as diffuser? Interesting that you've gone all the way around withe the led's... what spec are they? (12v, 5v? ) What depth have you made the foam board, and how far in is the led strip? Is there foam board panel on the back also to deflect the light?
Thanks

Here is mine: Link
 

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The foam depth is around 2.5inch. Also i already have used frosted glass, i added one more layer of frost and put the led light back close to background foam. Yes i have pasted vinyl sticker on foam board to reflect light.
 

NiteshAquascaper

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that looks good! What have you used as diffuser? Interesting that you've gone all the way around withe the led's... what spec are they? (12v, 5v? ) What depth have you made the foam board, and how far in is the led strip? Is there foam board panel on the back also to deflect the light?
Thanks

Here is mine: Link
Yours is also looking great, 😊👍
 

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@Wookii the background is solid amd covered all around. I think once i have top light in place, taking photo with both the lights it will look different
 

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if you get a busted flat screen tv, you will find a fresnel lens and diffusion layers which will totally eliminate any hotspots, you'll just get a nice clean even sheet of light. it should also act somewhat like daylight too

I've been meaning for some time to try and get hold of an old screen and tear it apart to see if I could get one of those.
 

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