4 foot LED light fixture for an aquarium..

I picked up a bunch of LED christmas lights on clearence this winter. I have been intending on using them for making a LED grow lights for my plants.
Well, I have been on an aquarium kick lately, so I decided to make a 4 foot LED aquarium light.
I ended up using 7 strands of LED lights, for 175 LED bulbs.

I started with a scrap piece of plywood.

Drilled 175 holes in it. I thought I was going to be able to put more bulbs in then I did.

And started sticking the bulbs through the holes.

You can see the light bar starting to come together. I took a photo as I added each light strand so I could see how bright it would get.

I zip tied the wires to the board to hold the hole mess together. It looks terrible, but it is what it is. I can always take it apart when I want to try something different.

The lights kinda go all willey nilley, but that’s ok I guess.

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