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Old 10-23-2004, 07:57 PM   #1
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Power Compact Bulb selection

I have a 4x96 Power Compact setup and I am looking to replace the bulbs. Currently there are 2 10K bulbs and 2 Actinic bulbs

Should I replace them with other types of PC's? I currently have some mushrooms, Waving Zenia and a Condy which all have been fine, but it is about time to replace the bulbs. What other bulb combinations would anyone recommend? I have been told of 1 actinic, 1 10K and 2 6500K as an option.

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6500k doent have much use in a reef tank i would stick to what you have.
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Old 10-23-2004, 08:18 PM   #3
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Just stick with the 2 actinic and 2 10 k
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I'd also say stick with the setup you've been using, but, change 1 bulb at a time, once per week.
New bulbs have more intensity and sometimes sensitive corals will get burned by the new lights.
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