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Old 10-05-2013, 07:00 PM   #1
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Coralife t5 or fluval led ?

Hi guys,

Should i buy a 30" 4 bulb t5 coralife with moon light

Or a

Fluval led fixture 24" ?
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What are you wanting to put in the tank? And what are your tank specs?
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Old 10-05-2013, 10:40 PM   #3
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Grow corals and i have a 30 gal tank
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I'd go with an LED, better energy efficiency, and cooler heat. Shop around and read reviews before making your final choice though. Not all LEDs are made equally. Make sure to get 3 watt LEDs, and dimmable.
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These are what I use,
http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B0092L...110_SY165_QL70

Great product, and by personal experience will grow LPS, SPS, and softies.
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Hi guys,

Should i buy a 30" 4 bulb t5 coralife with moon light

Or a

Fluval led fixture 24" ?
Definitely not the fluval 24" LED fixture. It will not support corals. It's just for looks.
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Definitely not the fluval 24" LED fixture. It will not support corals. It's just for looks.
You have experience with taotronic lights too right?
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Yes. I use them over my tanks. I agree, they are plenty for whatever you want to keep.
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I also use one over my 29, the Taos are great lights.
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Old 10-06-2013, 11:23 AM   #10
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Thank you for your answers

It seems that i have no choice... Will try to find one of those
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