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Old 01-14-2014, 04:12 PM   #41
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I have the orbit! It's a nice light but not strong enough to house most corals! I will be upgrading mine soon, or just adding to it!
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Old 01-14-2014, 06:23 PM   #42
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I'm very satisfied with R420R nano 60w. I can grow SPS and it's dimmed 60% on my 20g
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Old 01-14-2014, 06:26 PM   #43
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Yeah, I've been hearing that a lot. It's a huge let down as I really liked the fixture and all of it's features.

How deep is your tank? I'm under the impression that these lights will do better over a shallow tank.

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Old 01-14-2014, 07:31 PM   #44
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Yeah, I've been hearing that a lot. It's a huge let down as I really liked the fixture and all of it's features.

How deep is your tank? I'm under the impression that these lights will do better over a shallow tank.
16" deep. I ran it maximum only the firsts days on 100% while testing for cycling. HUUUUUUGE algae production :p !!
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Old 01-14-2014, 07:55 PM   #45
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16" deep. I ran it maximum only the firsts days on 100% while testing for cycling. HUUUUUUGE algae production :p !!
Sorry, that question was directed toward nelix10.

I just can't afford to spend that much on a light fixture, Vince.

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Old 01-14-2014, 08:18 PM   #46
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Tank is 18" deep! Light sits 1" above the water! I'm doping fine with my Lps corals, just put in my first sps only time will tell
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Old 01-14-2014, 08:22 PM   #47
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Sorry, that question was directed toward nelix10.

I just can't afford to spend that much on a light fixture, Vince.

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If you just want softies and lps get a fixture from aquatraders. Make sure it has 3 watt leds
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Old 01-14-2014, 10:39 PM   #48
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Hmm. Seeing that the 20 long is only 12 inches deep, I think I might just try my luck with the Orbit.

Nelix, do you have any pics you could share?

Bribo, would this fixture be ok?
http://www.aquatraders.com/LED-Aquar...24-p/56232.htm

And out of curiosity, would this fixture be overkill? http://www.aquatraders.com/LED-Aquar...IP-p/56751.htm

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Old 01-14-2014, 10:41 PM   #49
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My nem has started to regain colour, so I feel like the light is almost enough!
I should add that I have 2 of those cheep marine land light strips in the front that I only run the blue lights on!
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Old 01-15-2014, 04:24 PM   #50
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Right on. I'm still looking around for some other fixtures, but I keep finding myself going back to the Orbit. Aquatraders just doesn't seem to have any that would be suitable for my needs.

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