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Old 05-12-2011, 12:11 AM   #11
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you should be alright, but i personally would go with all T5s but thats just me. i don't liek the spot light effects that MH give and personally i think the shimmer is annoying
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Old 05-12-2011, 12:30 AM   #12
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I love the way the MH look, but to each his own. I want to make sure that when I put clams on the bottom they are getting the light they need.
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Old 05-12-2011, 01:04 AM   #13
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Following! When is the tank suppose to arrive?

I like the idea of having both T5's and MH, I wish we would have done that for our large tank. I feel the the T5's we have on ours currently just aren't cutting it (no actual evidence that it's true though haha all corals are happy).
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6-8 weeks for the tank. It was a custom order so I have to be patient. For the price I am not complaining, it may be as soon as 4 weeks.
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Old 05-12-2011, 08:12 AM   #15
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i thought about MH but with all the stuff i have to buy i dont think i will be able to afford the MH fixture so im probably gonna go with T5 unless i find a sale on a MH/t5 combo fixture
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Old 05-12-2011, 06:28 PM   #16
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Following! When is the tank suppose to arrive?

I like the idea of having both T5's and MH, I wish we would have done that for our large tank. I feel the the T5's we have on ours currently just aren't cutting it (no actual evidence that it's true though haha all corals are happy).

might i ask what bulbs you're using? or even what fixture
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Looks like a pretty nice looking tank. Good luck with it.
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Old 05-12-2011, 06:43 PM   #18
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man, 6-8 weeks seems so far away. LOL I would never have the patience.
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maybe i missed that post but if you dont mind me asking how much did you pay for the whole setup?
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I don't mind at all hack, $1,829.77 after taxes. That was for the tank, plumbing for both overflows, stand and canopy. Went with the tall stand and canopy, extra dark espresso. Yes, the wait is killing me!!! But I have to be patient, I am still going to need lights, pump, skimmer, and much more. I am buying the sump materials this weekend, I probably won't finish it, but I have plenty of time. Lol
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