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Old 04-04-2012, 10:19 PM   #1
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Lighting question

I'm upgrading to a 75 gal rimless can't decide on what lights to get I've talked to my lfs and they recommended me to stick with t5's with led accent lights
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Old 04-04-2012, 10:22 PM   #2
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It all depends on what you are planning on putting in your tank. I wouldn't recommend and Clams, SPS or Nems without MH lighting or some of the newer LEDs.
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Being totally honest, if you want any type of coral with the price of the chinese knock-off LEDs there is no reason to buy anything else. Under 200 bucks and can keep any coral you want and shouldn't have to replace the LED panel for ~10 years...
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+1 I've got three over my 180 and there insanely bright I got them for $157.00 each on e bay
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Thanks for the info for the 75 I will only need 2 right ??
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I use ecoray60D. They were 350$ each but have maintained my corals well for a year. Even a few sps
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I would only go with two how long is your tank
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Not sure on length hopefully I'll be picking it up this wknd
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It all depends on what you are planning on putting in your tank. I wouldn't recommend and Clams, SPS or Nems without MH lighting or some of the newer LEDs.
T5's are fine. I had 6 80 watts over my 120 and I had to take one out cause they were bleaching my acros
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