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Old 07-02-2006, 10:30 AM   #11
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What are you looking to keep in the tank? If your not going to make the move to colored sticks I would add more VHO.. JMO..
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I`m not looking to add any more to my tank. No more room. I am seriously thinking of doing that seaham. More VHO woll help my tank . Here is the tank if you want to see what I have. I can get 3 metal hallides for 750.00 or another set of VHO fo 250.00. That no warranty that dankent told me about got me thinking.





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I definitely don't like the "no warranty" part when your putting up that much money. But, after having MH you'll never go back to just fluorescents. The shimmering effect like natural sunlight and over all light quality/brightness is well worth it IMO.
Your tank looks good-very healthy!
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Just curious have you check into the T's. Your tank looks awesome if you are not planning on adding anymore I am not sure I would go with the metal halides either. I would not want to damage any of those beautiful shrooms. I would agree with more vho's or maybe upgrade to T5's. Just a thought.
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Check out www.aquatraders.com for the same 3x175 fixture for a lot less. I ordered a 48in version form them and have been happy with it. I would agreee that the 400-450watt fixture would be a bit overkill.
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Yes, that is the fixture I am thinking about getting.
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Appreciate the advice guys. It was very useful.
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