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Old 05-18-2011, 05:05 PM   #31
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I know
Will definitely take pictures!
Just have to get it situated first lol
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Old 05-18-2011, 05:29 PM   #32
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OK, got the legs on there.
Going to have to score and cut my glass tops. I like them on there.
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Old 05-18-2011, 05:31 PM   #33
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I was skeptical on running open tops, I really was. Until I took them off and tried it on my 55g.

It made me really worry but I got over it. You should try it. Unless you plan on getting stock that are jumpers! lol

I'm gonna run open top on the new 125g. And boy is that light fixture HUGE but I have faith. Plus I hear it's better for the overall health of the tank too.
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Old 05-18-2011, 05:33 PM   #34
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I like that it slows evaporation.
And there's so many people in and out of here I'm afraid they'd get stuff in there. Like cigarette ashes, hair spray, lotions, etc etc etc

I dunno I just like the idea of a contained system!

I saw that light fixture you're speaking of.. that thing is ACE!
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Old 05-18-2011, 06:01 PM   #35
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Blues:


Whites:


Blues & Whites:


Moonlights:


My camera (my cell phone) tends to focus on the lights and black everything else out.. so the pictures (except for the light) appear way darker than they really are - it is not that dark in my house lol.

Also, the moonlight effect is way cooler than the picture shows. It shimmers because of the water movement

I am very happy!

Very nice light set!! I just hope it stands the test of time.
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Old 05-18-2011, 07:34 PM   #36
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I love the moonlights! I'm so jealous. You would think on my new light that's so "hi end" supposedly that they would have added moonlights.

Look like you got a good deal there!

Next stop: stocking something cool! LOL
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Old 05-18-2011, 07:40 PM   #37
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Next stop: stocking something cool! LOL
Yesss!

Getting my large black & white clowns on saturday. I already have them paid for. Just waiting since I added two green chromis not too long ago. Water's staying stable so signs are good!

After that, I don't know what I'll stock, lol. Still deciding
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omg, I love the b&w's! They are so cute. When they are really little they are orange and then turn black. Mine still have some orange in them and it's been months.

If you don't post pictures, well, you just better is all!
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Will do. I just won't know where to post it LOL. I have too many threads open as it is!

Dang these lights are bright. I'm sure I'll get used to them. But my eyes kinda hurt right now lol
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I'm just wondering out of curiosity.. could I keep almost anything with these lights?

Just for reference I have:

(2) x 54W T5 HO Fluorescent 12,000k White Daylight Bulbs Offers Natural Sunlight.
(2) x 54W Blue Actinic Bulbs-Health of Marine Corals and Invertebrates.
(4) Pairs, 8 Blue-Moonlight LEDs for Night Time Viewing, Save Electricity.
10,000 Lumens-High Outputs (2 x 54 Watt) x 5,000 Lumens Full Spectrum of Light.
High Power Output T5 Bulbs with Life Expectancy Up to 24,000 Hours.
Build in Internal Double Arc Reflector and Detachable Light Holders.
German Designed Aluminum Reflector for Maximum Lighting Effect.
Non-Corrosive White Powder Coated Aluminum Housing Steel Light.
Clear Acrylic Shield for Protecting the Light from Water Splashing.


I read that anemones and stony corals require very high lights. I just want to know my hardware limits.

It is a 55g tank about 20" deep for more information
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