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Old 03-25-2005, 02:20 AM   #1
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Moonlights...

I'm interested in getting a moonlight for my 75g tank. I don't want to (read "can't") spend a lot though. It seems as though there are a lot of different kinds out there and I was curious to know which (if any) are a waste of money. Right now I just have NO lighting so a clip-on etc type would be great (if they are any good).
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How bout a night light (one of those flourescent blue)... That is what I was using until I bought my Current light strip... It doesn't use much electricity and doesn't cost much...
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Ok, as I've done more research this has turned into more of a general lighting question. All I have right now is a single NO light strip. Is that sufficient for a 75g FOWLR? Assumming I stay with NO should I be looking at a twin or triple tube strip?
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Old 03-25-2005, 10:38 AM   #4
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All I have right now is a single NO light strip. Is that sufficient for a 75g FOWLR? Assumming I stay with NO should I be looking at a twin or triple tube strip?
Yes it is enough for a FOWLR. Adding a twin tube fixture will allow you to "adjust" the color of the light a little more by adding different tubes. As far as the moonlights, check out the Coralife single lunar light. It comes in 3/ and 1 watt models and has a suction cup for attatchment. I have used them and like them just fine.
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Whew! My wife thanks you!
As for the moonlight, that was one I was interested in - thanks.
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I run a double strip NO 2x40 wattl ight on my 55 fowlr and it is more then enough for them. I have URI bulbs... 1- actinic white 1- super actinic brings out the color on the LR and fish, its real nice for cheap lighting....
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I just put a couple of these into my 75 gal

Cheap and they look good

http://www.marinedepot.com/md_viewIt...roduct=CU01650
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Very cool. Thanks!
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As far as the moonlights, check out the Coralife single lunar light. It comes in 3/ and 1 watt models and has a suction cup for attatchment.
I use 2 of the 1 watt models of these on my 90 reef and love the effect. I caught them on sale at one of the online sites and paid less than $20 each for them.
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