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Old 08-13-2006, 02:53 AM   #1
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Lighting/Coral question

As frustrating as it is after having overpaid for my standard flourescant lighting/hood at my LFS and seeing that I could have gotten a compact flourescent for the same price online, I am thinking about grabbing a compact flourscent while some of these nice sales are going on.

So I come here to ask what is a good light solution to get for under $180 if I want to do corals and have the lunar light feature? Obviously if I can find a system that is closer to $100 that isn't junk that would be better, but $180 is my max.

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First, ask yourself what species of corals?inverts you would like to have. For a 55gal tank a 4x65watt CF fixture should be just fine for most softies and LPD corals.
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Which of these three would you go with?

Orbit 4 x 65w HQI/Compact/Lunar light


Coralife 48" 4 x 65w compact/lunar light

Dual Satellite 48" 4 x 65w compact/lunar light[/url]
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I would do the Current 4x65watt over the Coralife 2x96watt.
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