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Old 11-29-2012, 05:18 PM   #11
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The Taotronics aren't loud. I have 5 of them running over my system. I have no complaints about them and they grow corals just as well as any other fixture.
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Old 11-29-2012, 05:54 PM   #12
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My personal recommendation is Kessil. For the price, size, and power they are hard to beat. The new A350 hangs over my 29g tank. Great light, no heat, spectrum and dimming control. Got mine for $375 new.

I need to modify my hood a bit, i need it to hang a few inches higher for best coverage. Iphone pics up more blue than you really see. Also te blue and white is adjustable.
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Old 11-29-2012, 07:10 PM   #13
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The Kessil lights and the Apollo lights are very similar I got the 350 model they are dimable they are there new model they just came out with I live near Wilkes barre, Pa they are usually were just an area thing but seems that the Apollo are really taking off mine is 2 months old and I loveee it they have them in stock at knock out aquatics if u are familiar to Northeast P.a and I do some ppl with the taotronics who loves them and never had any issues with them they are a high output led light very similar to the Apollo led lights but like I said for your tank u would need 2 fixtures that run 350 each 3 would be over kill
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Old 11-29-2012, 11:30 PM   #14
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The Taotronics aren't loud. I have 5 of them running over my system. I have no complaints about them and they grow corals just as well as any other fixture.
What taotronics fixture do you have?
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New Dimmable 120W Aquarium Coral Reef Fish Tank White Blue LED Light White US | eBay
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Old 11-30-2012, 06:03 PM   #16
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I buy the basic unit Tautronics sells from the factory in China and have been using them for a few years now. Nothing fancy, but they work fine and pretty quiet as well. I am lucky to have PAR meter and I tested them, they are pretty strong.
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Old 11-30-2012, 06:06 PM   #17
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So 2 of them would grow sps lps and softies in a 75 gallon tank with no issues? I may order 1 for my 29 then get a second when I upgrade this summer.
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Sorry to jump in.... I'm looking into getting a taotronics fixture too. Would 1 unit work on my 40 breeder tank? Or would I need 2? Thanks
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Eric, yes.
lbannie, yes, it most certainly would. You would just need to raise it up a bit higher so that you would get even coverage.
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Here's my light I got from twilight group. I love it I ended up spending an extra $40 and got a model with a built in timer, it was still less than $200. I love it, I have it over a 47g column tank (20x18x30) . I have 90 deg optics, and try to keep most of the light intensive coral higher up in the tank, but everything seems to be happy with the light, I have anemones assorted polyps Kenya tree bubble coral on the sand bed, I have sps about half way up on the rocks.



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