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Old 09-09-2012, 03:13 PM   #1
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Question lighting for a 100 gallon reef tank

Hello everyone can anyone please help me on deciding which or what light system to go for. I have a 5ft x 2ft x 2ft tank which I plan to start up as a reef setup there is so many different combos of light wattages and types just need a bit of guidance I don't want to waste my time buying inferior and not being able to support all corals etc In the future. Metal halide seams to be the way to go but what wattages will I need ? I'm not a rich man but don't want to cheap out can anyone please guide me with there expertise pretty please.
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Old 09-09-2012, 03:30 PM   #2
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I'm getting ready to run an aqua light pro 250 on my 125 gallon.
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Old 09-09-2012, 07:00 PM   #3
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LEDs would be better. Run cooler, no bulb replacement, less energy consumption, and just as strong. Look at radions and AI SOL lights.
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