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Old 11-26-2006, 02:20 PM   #1
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Lighting Question T-5's

I am currently running 2 65 watt pcs and am considering changing lights. I dont know much about the T-5's and was wondering if I switched to the 95 watt set up would I be going down in light or adding more? Basically I am open to suggestions so I anyone has any favorites Id love to hear about them. Thanks guys!
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I have the Nova extreme T5, 216W.
If I understand your question:
You now have 130W, if you remove the 130W and only use one 95W, then you would be getting less light.
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The Nova Extreme is the unit that they make for my tank size (24") I just wasnt sure if the T-5's emitted more light per watt or if that would be a step down. Thanks for the help!
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Watts are Watts. The difference you will see is 10K/14K, they are different spectrums of light, more blue as you get the higher number.
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ahh now im finally starting to get it!! THanks for the help, I may look into the HQI MH LED setups instead.
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ahh now im finally starting to get it!! THanks for the help, I may look into the HQI MH LED setups instead.
LOL! Cool! I have MHs on my 125G.
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