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Old 06-11-2011, 01:05 PM   #561
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Looking good! I would love to see some updates of those corals under the LEDs
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Old 06-12-2011, 09:46 AM   #562
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Looking good! I would love to see some updates of those corals under the LEDs
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Old 06-15-2011, 02:47 AM   #563
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Hey guys, believe it or not I don't have a lot of pics of coral, "frags" under the LEDs yet; and I actually sold the frags that I was doing the experiment with. However, I will tell my experience/observations. From the picture on this page with 3-frags, the Willy Mille (of the left in the pic) I accidently broke a big piece off of it. I put one piece directly under the LEDs and the other under the Halides. The piece under the LEDs actually held color better than the piece under the Halides. I ended up selling the accidental frag and then moved the other piece of it under the LEDs. Another example I have is with my Ultimate Efflo. For a very long time I had it under Halide light only and it wasn't doing a whole lot and stayed kinda brown. After moving it under the LEDs with a little halide light, I am seeing some explosive growth and colors like purple showing up now. I don't know if it is coincidence or not. The jury is still out, however, I feel that good LEDs can grow and keep color in sps.
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I am most certain that LED lighting is suitable for SPS. If you know of nineball, who has a 1350g tank in Canada, he has converted his entire tank to Orphek LEDs and has without doubt the best tank I have ever seen. He goes over the top though and has a staff for his tank...measures/graphs PAR readings, tests for things I didn't even know existed.

But yea, so long as you bite the bullet on the initial price your LEDs should do great.
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Old 06-15-2011, 03:03 AM   #565
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Sarcothelia could you find a link for the tank you mentioned above
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Old 06-15-2011, 03:05 AM   #566
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Yeah, I think I remember seeing that link on here the other day. Very nice tank.
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Your tank is beautiful Ryshark
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Old 06-15-2011, 08:55 AM   #568
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Here is the tank that has been mentioned... Don't bother trying to read the whole thing with the intent to get caught up. The thread gains a few pages per day, it seems. Lol. Plenty of pretty pictures!

Coral Tank from Canada (1350gal Display Tank) - Reef Central Online Community
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Your tank is beautiful Ryshark
Thank you. I will try to get an updated FTS soon.
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