by, 10-09-2012 at 08:32 PM (432 Views)
Tank lighting is completed. I have installed my new acrylic LED lighting and power supply mounts. Attachment to the tank was by small oak blocks with stainless bolts and wing nuts for easy removal. The lighting power supply fixture was installed beneath the tank, on the inside of the cabinet. Cables were run with nylon "P" clips and stainless bolts. The lid of the canopy can be opened without getting a face full of light, and the lighting fixture can be removed from the canopy if needed. If I need access to the tank, it's easy enough to just remove the entire canopy.
Custom LED mount can be removed if needed by simply removing four bolts:
Lid is connected to canopy with a stainless steel piano hinge:
Custom acrylic mount allows the lid on the canopy to be opened:
Simple wiring management keeps things neat:
LED fixture can be easily removed for cleaning:
Power supply looking up at the underside of the stand:
Next up is to finish the sump and pluming, then I am on to installation of my RODI filtration system. I am hoping to move the aquarium into place sometime in the next few weeks and finally have water in it.