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Old 07-10-2011, 11:50 PM   #381
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Do you have a link for these led's? cause I've never seen an LED fixture for that price, you cant even get a marineland reef ready led light fixture for that price almost.
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Do you have a link for these led's? cause I've never seen an LED fixture for that price, you cant even get a marineland reef ready led light fixture for that price almost and they are totally inadequate. lol
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Old 07-10-2011, 11:55 PM   #383
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you can't get an LED reef light for that much, not even a DIY hood from rapid LED is that cheap
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Old 07-11-2011, 12:01 AM   #384
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Carey, it is what I use on my reef, you have seen the pics and video. Made in China is the worse part, but they are reliable, or have been for me and I have bought 10 panels from them. Considering importing more.
I am sure there are much nicer fixtures available, but these were perfect for me. I buy them several at a time and get a small discount. When I checked just now they have gone up 50 bucks since I bought last.

200 watt, $350 free shipping

http://cgi.ebay.com/200W-Aquarium-Co...item3f0bc089f2

120 watt, $260 free shipping

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don't let MrX see those, hes had bad experienses with those
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Don't much care. They work for me. Been on for over a year. I don't own stock in the company, but I am an engineer with more than a little technical experience. Sorry if MrX had a bad experience with them. Mine has been quite the opposite. Make sure you weren't referring to the other low power panels sold as coral lighting.

I used metal halide for 15 years, then tried compact florescent (had a terrible time with them as they didn't penetrate my deep tank well at all). The LEDs aren't perfect, but I like them fine. Grows the coral I keep. Not trying to be controversial, but simply adding my experience of over 30 years at this hobby.
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Thanks for the input on the led's I had to find a calculator to convert the size lol. They are about 17" x 11" x 3". So then for 75 gal tank, would need 2 correct?
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Tonite's Test Results

pH - 8.0
Ammonia - <.25 ppm
Nitrite - > 5ppm
Nitrate - 20 ppm
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Old 07-11-2011, 03:37 AM   #389
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Off Topic - My baby boy Bailey isn't feeling good :-(. He got up to walk and he was very wobbly and could barely hold himself up. I got him to the door and he slowly laid down. I grabbed a blanket and a pillow and laid down beside him. He's potty trained but when he laid down, he poo'ed. I coaxed him into drinking some water by rubbing a piece of ice across his mouth, well then he drank almost the whole bowl then tossed some back up. We're going to sleep out on the deck tonite in the fresh air. My back is killing me from all the moving of stuff tonite, and I'm gonna have an awful hard time getting up off the deck but you know what.... My baby boy is my bestest friend and I need to be by his side.

Sorry, had to vent. I lost one dog to cancer when he was only 5 1/2 years old. This one is about that age now too. So nite all.
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Old 07-11-2011, 10:19 AM   #390
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Sorry to hear about Bailey, I know the feeling. I had to put down my first dog at only 2.5 years due to kidney failure. it still breaks my heart and it was years and years ago. :-(

I hope he feels better and in turn that you do too!
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