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Old 03-18-2012, 10:30 PM   #1
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180 gal reef set up

Bought a 180 gallon reef ready tank today picking it Wed starting equip list looking for a heating system in line preferably any suggestions
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Old 03-18-2012, 11:00 PM   #2
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So far got 55 gal for eccosystem refug Danner Mag 18 submersible looking for suggestions on lights as well
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Old 03-19-2012, 09:56 PM   #3
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Any one with a large tank suggestions? I've never set up one this size
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Old 03-20-2012, 07:00 PM   #4
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Old 03-21-2012, 09:55 PM   #6
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I currently have a Ice cap 660 ballast that is running 4ea 48" t12 bulbs on my 55gal. I want to get a t5 conversion pack and add another 660 for a total of 4ea 72" t5's will this b enough light for across if they are toward the top of the 180 tank dimensions are 6'x2'x2'
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Why not look into some LED'S?
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I've heard good and bad have u had experience with them and those are really pricey aren't they
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Old 03-21-2012, 10:15 PM   #9
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I use a 4 bulb T5 fixture same cost as two of the eBay ones that I have seen lots of people talk about on this sight. They run around $180 each MrX uses them. I should have gotten them to be able to keep corral the demand more light and colors look better IMO.
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U have a brand name I don't want to purchase wrong one are these 48" or 72" fixtures? Ive seen them in lfs for $1000.00 and up.
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