Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > Saltwater and Reef > Saltwater Reef Aquaria
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
 
Old 07-20-2006, 09:56 AM   #1
Aquarium Advice Freak
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: quebec canada
Posts: 252
Which light do you recomend?

Which light do you recomend for a 90 gallon SPS reef tank?

Aqua Medic Ocean Light T5/Metal Halide Combo - 48 inch 2 x 250 Watt MH + 2 x 54 Watt T5 Fixture - Black
Item Code: AQ1831
Email for Availability. $639.00



48 inch GIESEMANN 230 T5 2 x 250 Watt + 2 x 54 Watt - Black
Item Code: GL1241
Usually ships the same business day. $989.00




Coralife 48 Inch Aqualight Pro, 2x250W HQI Lamp + 2x96W CF Lamps Sq. Pin + 4x1W LED
Item Code: ES53526
Usually ships the same business day. $999.99
__________________

__________________
thx

philly
philly is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-20-2006, 01:44 PM   #2
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
dskidmore's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Genesee Valley
Posts: 2,616
You have a pretty good set of values there. I'm usually pro T-5, but the price break on the Aqua Medic fixture is pretty nice.

The LED moonlights you could add yourself to the Aqua Medic fixture for pretty cheap, if that's why you're considering the extra expense, although it does also have the biggest wattage wallop of the pack.

Best Value: Aqua Medic
Personal prefence:Giesemann
__________________

dskidmore is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-20-2006, 11:44 PM   #3
Moderator Emeritus
 
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: Indiana USA
Posts: 2,694
I would do the 1st one on price alone as long as all things are equal. I have a 2x250 2x54w T5 setup and love it. I think the T5's would be better than the 2x96 for supplimenta.
__________________
*180 gal Display, 100 gal basement sump, 33 gal refugium, 3x250 MH, 2x160 VHO actinics, zoos, some softies, LPS & lots of acros and other SPS.
*100 gal prop tank plumbed into main system w/ 2x96 PC lights and 1x150 MH,
ellisz is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
ich, light

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
which light do you recomend times10 Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 1 02-10-2009 01:59 AM
Recomend Substrate. RubixCube Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 3 11-25-2005 05:38 PM
recomend a filter? dream_bc General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 7 11-14-2005 05:44 PM
Anyone recomend a good refractometer? jmmiller General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 5 03-26-2005 08:09 AM
Recomend light Techboy Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 3 08-26-2003 11:04 PM







» Photo Contest Winners








Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:16 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.