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What's a low cost but effective way of lighting up a tube res?

I have an EK Res X3 250.

Needed some height so I got this mount which says you can add LED's to but I haven't looked into yet: http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=59_1165_1160&products_id=33258

And I saw these that you can put an LED into a port: http://www.arcticmod.com/computer-mod/alphacool-lighting-kit-replacement-plug.htm
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go look at monsoon, i believe they have g 1/4 plugs with leds that you can replace in them. thumb.gif
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I found them. What I don't like is that they're doing white LED on white fittings. The chrome ones has blue LED's.

Also, would 1 be enough or should I get 2... 1 on each end?
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post #4 of 4
My Mod Toys also has a ton of them here

Or you can spin your own with a blank one here

As far as one or two, LED's shining through water scatter the light nicely so it really depends on how bright you want the effect. One would work great in a tube res, more = brighter.
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