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Old 11-26-2013, 01:08 PM   #1
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Need help chosing a good reef light

I currently have a 36 gallon reef tank. I have a few hard corals but mostly have zoas polyps. Currently we have a t5 high output light on the tank which seems to be working good but I want a light with a night setting because it really brings out the corals colors. But I also want to make sure the corals are still going to be able to get good lighting throughout the day. I found what seems to be a good light from Petco but was wondering if anyone has any idea of a nice light
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Old 11-26-2013, 01:13 PM   #2
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Keep the one you have and get led blue light strip at hone depot or amazon
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Old 11-26-2013, 01:32 PM   #3
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Keep the one you have and get led blue light strip at hone depot or amazon
They sell blue LED strips on eBay as well. I'm considering getting one for my 240g.
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Old 11-26-2013, 04:02 PM   #4
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Do you think a t5 high output is better then LED lighting
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Old 11-26-2013, 05:25 PM   #5
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Do you think a t5 high output is better then LED lighting
There is no comparison .
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In other words, the right LED fixture is much more potent than T5s.
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Old 11-26-2013, 08:08 PM   #7
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Let's start with what your budget is
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Old 11-26-2013, 08:15 PM   #8
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Let's start with what your budget is
And what you are trying to achieve with this fixture.
What will you be keeping in this tank?
What options do you want your fixture to have?
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And what you are trying to achieve with this fixture.
What will you be keeping in this tank?
What options do you want your fixture to have?
1. i want the power of the sun in a 1 inch thick modern fixture.
2. kraken.... maybe a Loche ness or 2
3. everything.

theres my list for the perfect led fixture.
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Interesting. You want the "Ionic plasma beam sun power 5000". the trouble is, you will need to borrow a time machine to go get it.
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