Replacing noisy 130D hood fans

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    Hi all,

    Has anyone recently found a quiet alternative to the stock noisy hood fans? I have two running but they are annoyingly loud.

    I've seen a few older threads but wondering if anyone has recently made this modification.

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    Morgan
     
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    Anyone?
     
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    That looks like a nice light aswell. I recieved the micmol light a few days ago I had ordered. Now just waiting for a time to chop off the hood before I set it up. Look like good quality so far. Excited for the dawn dusk feature [​IMG][​IMG]

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    What size did you order? Would the smaller 22 inch one fit inside the hood?
     
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    I bought the 22-36" one and it measures 22 1/8th at the smallest. The inside of the hood is kinda tapered but it's 22 3/16 plus.. so it would be tight but I think it'll fit. I'll see if it works once the hood comes off so I don't drop it in.
    If you're crafty I don't think it would be difficult.[​IMG]

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    Thank you so much for taking the time and effort to do this. Really appreciate it. I think I might have found a more affordable LED solution!
     
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    Here are the specs of the light. I've mostly kept a mixed reef with a couple of monties and RBTAs. Will this be sufficient?

    Aqua Air 600
    Item No.: AA-600
    Power: 48W
    Size: 560X126X11mm
    Weight: 2.0kg
    Packing:760x170x50mm

    Marine:
    40pcs White - CN 1
    16pcs Royal Blue - CN 1
    56pcs Royal Blue - CN 2
    4pcs Blue - CN 3
    4pcs W White - CN 3
    4pcs UV - CN 3
    2pcs Red - CN 3
    2pcs Green - CN 3
     
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    Finally chopped the top. Wasn't overly difficult, just time consuming as I had to cut the rim in several different places in order to pry it off. Be gentle. I was too cowboy and chipped the glass/acrylic. The few corals I have seem to enjoy the light. We shall see.[​IMG]

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    Looks great! I think I'm going to pull the trigger on the light
     
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