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Old 03-11-2013, 12:17 PM   #21
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Taotronics Tt alo9 for roughly two hundred bucks on Amazon.would that do it?
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Old 03-11-2013, 01:59 PM   #22
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I have a 40 breeder ! Lol ! I run a 6 bulb t5 i got on ebay for 200 bucks shipped. It grows anything i put in there! But a dimmable 120 w taotronics led is the best way to go, one will cast shadows on the outside of the tank because of the size of the unit, more light is concentrated right under the led pendant. I went with a t5 6 bulb cause i wanted even light spread over my whole tank
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Old 03-11-2013, 02:53 PM   #23
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Those lights are more then enough to cover his tank, but he is going with another unit on the other side. Mushrooms may be the only thing and maybe some zoas.
I am planning adding a second unit. Though not sure I need it. Lots o light.
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I am planning adding a second unit. Though not sure I need it. Lots o light.
I figured lol, have you hung it over the center to see what its like? How long is your tank? 3 or 4 ft?
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Old 03-11-2013, 03:33 PM   #25
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Regular old aquarium lights are enough to power a refugium.
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I figured lol, have you hung it over the center to see what its like? How long is your tank? 3 or 4 ft?
It is a 4 foot tank. I'll probably center it up this week. I don't like how close the light is to skimmer and refugium, I don't want the fans sucking in moisture. Centering the light will move it farther away from the skimmer. My corals are looking great and growing with just the single light.

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So if i put it smack dab in middle i can just put the stuff that needs less light on the sides
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Old 03-11-2013, 06:29 PM   #28
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So if i put it smack dab in middle i can just put the stuff that needs less light on the sides
You got it !!
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Sweet! I can't wait
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Old 03-12-2013, 02:07 AM   #30
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Good luck bro with the reef I run a 8 bulb 20 watt t5 set up with 5 white lights and one purple and two blue lights and I'm growing things like crazy on my 90 gallon.
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