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    Pool lights

    Does anyone have the led lights that change color?
    I want to know if it looks good in the pebble pools.
    Thanks for your input!
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    Re: Pool lights

    LED lights work best on a close to white surface. Some of the lighter pebble surfaces would be fine. On darker surfaces the colors don't come across as well and you often want more total light than the LED units put out.
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    Re: Pool lights

    not sure about LED lights, but we have fiber optic and they change color and they look great..
    good luck
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    Re: Pool lights

    Like Jason said, the darker the surface, the more absorption of color will be. If it's a dark surface, stick with white, or use multiple color-changing lights.
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    Re: Pool lights

    Thank you for the suggestions. Maybe I will skip the led lighting due to my pebble being so dark.
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    Re: Pool lights

    We have 2 of the colorlogic LED lights but have a light liner. They are very pretty. The PB did tell us that we needed to pick a lighter liner to get the benefit of the lights though.
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    Re: Pool lights

    Can someone make a suggestion for a light?
    Our pool is 32 ft. long and 16 wide. The light is in the deep end only.
    The person coming to plumb the return lines made a suggestion, but I didn't understand.
    He said the light he would use will last about 10 years and was 500W.

    Not sure where to look for such a beast...
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    Re: Pool lights

    I have the same size pool with a 300W light that does pretty good. a 500W would probably light a little more of the shallow end though.
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