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Old 12-28-2008, 12:38 AM   #21
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I have the 24 inch nova extreme and i like the light so far. It comes with four plugs so you can use a timer strip. the 48 inch isnt on sale and pretty pricey. I would shop around a bit, that light is bright enough for anything you would want to keep.

48" - 432 watts is what im assuming your looking at.

yes i m lucking at that one is it good
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What corals are you wanting to keep?
all kinds
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Old 12-28-2008, 12:45 AM   #23
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I have the 24 inch nova extreme and i like the light so far. It comes with four plugs so you can use a timer strip. the 48 inch isnt on sale and pretty pricey. I would shop around a bit, that light is bright enough for anything you would want to keep.

48" - 432 watts is what im assuming your looking at.
if i buy that hood with the bulbs where can i find the bulbs when myne run out?
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i saw that F&S had replacement bulbs. so that means you should be able to google and find lower prices on them.
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Old 12-28-2008, 01:36 AM   #25
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i saw that F&S had replacement bulbs. so that means you should be able to google and find lower prices on them.
F&S?

i meant that when i buy the t-5 lighting and the bulbs run out could i order them from the website?

are they a specific kind of bulb or evry hood uses them?
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they might be normal or they might be specific, im unsure just cuz ive never owned one of these fixtures before.
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lighting #2

if i have two of a strong lighting will it burn my tank or fish
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Fish & Aquarium Supplies: T-5 HO Fluorescent Tubes

yes they sell replacement bulbs
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thank you alot but wich one should i use?
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your light will come with bulbs but which light bulb you choose is based on what your doing. Stick with the 10,000K white and the T-5 HO Reef Blue 420nm Actinic


T-5 HO Reef Blue 420nm Actinic Fluorescent Tubes

T-5 HO Reef White 10000K Fluorescent Tubes
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