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Old 06-14-2011, 10:53 PM   #11
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Old 06-14-2011, 11:00 PM   #12
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Ooh, I'd definitely consider something like that for a 30g cube or a 20 long. I want to try and keep some real light lovers some time in the future and ~5 watts per gallon should do the trick.
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don't go by wattage per gallon. with the new advances in lighting that theroy has gone out the window. for T5s one lamp per 3 inchace of surface is strong enough to house SPS on the depth and lamps you may melt anything but SPS and clams. 4 inches per lamp is good for housing pretty much anything you want you want in different levels of the aquarium
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One lamp per 4 inches of surface? That can't be right. That would mean to house most anything in a 20x20 cube you'd need 100 lamps, or 25 if you meant a 4x4 surface.

I'm probably (certainly) interpreting what you're saying wrong.

Do you mean 3-4 inches between the lights? That's the only other thing I think you may be saying.
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no i mean from front to back sorry, if its 16" then suggest 4 lamp if 20 then 5 but there is no 5 lamp fixture so you could go with 4 or 6 depending what you want to house
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Following. (lights are on my todo list).
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i just bought the lamps for it i bought two kz super blue, 1 kz fiji purple and one kz new generation coral light 14000k. i love the color, very blue with a hint of purple
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ahhh could you do us a favor and post a pic of the 14k when its lit?? wanna see the color of it if possible
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ahhh could you do us a favor and post a pic of the 14k when its lit?? wanna see the color of it if possible
I'd like to also.
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i've been trying to snap pics, but the colors aren't coming out, all you see is bright light
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