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Old 01-03-2005, 05:29 PM   #1
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coralife lights?

Would the 48 inch 4x65 watt coralife light be good on a 75 gallon? anyone have any comments on these? welcoming any other suggestions? TIA
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That's on the low end of the wpg at appx3.46wpg. My mini light is a coralife and it's a good one. You could keep most of the low light corals like shrooms, polyps, and zoos.
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Old 01-03-2005, 09:35 PM   #3
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Old 01-03-2005, 10:12 PM   #4
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I've got one of the Coralife Lunar Aqualights (36" 96x2) on my 58 gallon. I plan to keep some of the low light corals like zoos and shrooms in about 3 months.

It's an excellent fixture for the money. I was running a CSL (now Current USA) before this and the Coralife is a much better product. In my opinion it's the best PC on the market right now. The JBJ is nice, but I wanted the lunar built in.
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I would suggest an orbit...they are sold pretty cheap on ebay check seach for 48 inch light..
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For $665 Captivereefs.com has a 48" corallife aqualightPro with dual 150wat 10,000K HQI and dual 96 watt PCs with lunar lights to boot. Thats what I am using on my 75gal at 6.5 watts/gal. but I will have Sps, clams and more
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The orbits are nice but after selling literally hundreds of each i have found the coralife products to be more reliable.I have less reported problems with the coralife hoods. Plus coralife can be reached by telephone if any warranty issues arise. Current USA on the other hand is E-mail only.

With the 4-65 watt hood you could keep softies and some LPS like bubble corals and button corals.
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good call Darin. I've heard lots of complaints about the cheap quality of the Orbit fixtures. For me, since I already invested hundreds of $$, a few extra bucks for coralife vs. orbit would be an easy choice to make for the sake of quality. I learned the hard way by skimping on my skimmer, and hten having to replace it after a few months.
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I have the coralife 4x65 watts on my 72 gal. reef and keep a large variety of corals. It will be fine on your 75 gal. for leatehrs, mushrooms, polyps, zoos, and some LPS corals.
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