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Old 06-03-2004, 11:49 PM   #1
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Getting new lights

I'm currently using two regular output 24 inch lights (30 gallon) one atinic and one 10,000K (both coralife). Well I'm wanting to upgrade my lights to either VHO or power compact so i can have corals. I can't really afford MH. Which is better? I was thinking a
1) Current USA Orbit 24" fixture. 2 x 65 watt power compact bulbs with 2 lunar moonlights 24.75" x 9" x 5" Is 130 watts enough for low-medium light coral?
2) I'm REALLY clueless on VHO.
Any thoughts, what is better? I can't build anything, I have hardly any tools, and I shocked my self changing a reptile light today so I shouldn't really work with electricity either apparently...haha Thanks in advance for the advice.
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It's over 4 wpg, should be fine for up to medium light corals.
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