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Old 10-02-2014, 10:57 AM   #61
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Yeah, the light is too long for the tank so will hang over the edges

By 4 INCHES?!

I'm not too sure I'm liking the sound of that


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Old 10-02-2014, 11:01 AM   #62
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You sure the 18" wouldn't be a better option?


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Old 10-02-2014, 11:17 AM   #63
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This setup is still a 10g right? Have we considered PAR38 bulbs?
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Old 10-02-2014, 12:03 PM   #64
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This setup is still a 10g right? Have we considered PAR38 bulbs?

Yeah it's still for a 10G.

I'm pretty set on those Finnex LED's but I'll check out the ones you mentioned.


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Well, I looked over there site quickly...they really don't provide information that I'd want to know before using something like this to keep my corals alive.
What I do know about these lights is that they are used over planted tanks, but see nothing regarding them keeping corals. This would concern me regarding these lights not being made to supply the 10k and up you want to look for when it comes to keeping coral.
I would highly suggest not using these lights to keep coral. There are other options that are actually viable.
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Old 10-02-2014, 01:02 PM   #66
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Well, I looked over there site quickly...they really don't provide information that I'd want to know before using something like this to keep my corals alive.
What I do know about these lights is that they are used over planted tanks, but see nothing regarding them keeping corals. This would concern me regarding these lights not being made to supply the 10k and up you want to look for when it comes to keeping coral.
I would highly suggest not using these lights to keep coral. There are other options that are actually viable.

So I'm actually liking these Par LED's.

I've just found this one:
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It has 3 Blue LED's and 2 Purple UV LED's.

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It's definitely reef-capable but I've got 2 main problems with it.

1. It's non-dimmable (not a serious problem, just would prefer some control)

2. It's a tad too Blue for my liking.

Apart from these 2 points, it's quite an attractive offer.


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Well there are ones that aren't using only blue and purple LEDs. You won't find them dimmable in any form.


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Right then, these 2 are now my new choices:

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Please tell me these are ok 😑


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That's a par20 bulb. You want par38.


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That's a par20 bulb. You want par38.


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I'll only be keeping soft corals, multiple reviews say this is more than enough.. And the 38 is 3x the price..


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