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Old 12-08-2005, 06:50 AM   #1
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Moon Lights, Blue or White?

Hi there I've been reading your forum for about a month now, as I have recently set up my first marine tank. Wich is currently FO but will have live rock soon enough.

Back to my question, for moon lights Blue or white which is better and why.


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Old 12-08-2005, 09:40 AM   #2
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There are many blue LED moonlighting systems available that have a wavelength near to that of the moon. This provides your fish friends with a more natural habitat and looks very nice at night as well.

Try doing an ebay search for aquarium moon light

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Old 12-08-2005, 09:46 AM   #3
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I have PC lighting that has the daylight and actinic, which are blue. The moon lights are very small and white.

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You can actually wire up a DIY set buying the led bulbs from eBay for about $5 and using an old power converter for the source. With a cheapo soildering iron and wire it takes about 30 minutes with some experience and about 90 if you are learning. DIY plans are easily found on the internet. Otherwise PM me and I can send you something more detailed.
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Old 12-08-2005, 11:38 AM   #5
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blue gives the tank a very nice look at night and it brings out cool corals in some corals. There are alot of DIY lights out there..
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