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Old 09-08-2015, 05:38 AM   #1
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Lighting options for Juwel Rio 180

Hey all!

My first FOWLR tank has been set up for a few weeks now and all is going well

One of the next things I want to do is to upgrade my lighting, ready for when I want to start adding some soft corals...

Currently I only have the standard t8 unit that comes with the old Juwel's.

The problem is going to be that I need to keep the hood as my cats have a tendency to try and jump on top of the aquarium!

The most obvious option would obviously be to just upgrade to the juwel t5 unit. But at the cost i have seen some nice led units, just unsure if they will fit under the hood.

Can anyone recommend some good value lighting that would work? Thanks


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Old 09-08-2015, 10:38 AM   #2
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What size of tank are we talking? Generally, stock hoods simply won't hold lighting that can keep corals...but it can vary.
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Old 09-08-2015, 11:16 AM   #3
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These are the dimensions thanks




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Old 09-08-2015, 11:17 AM   #4
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Like you said not sure i can fit much underneath, may need to go for the t5 upgrades


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Would this produce enough light? Thanks

http://pages.ebay.com/link/?nav=item...d=121391639127



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Old 09-09-2015, 01:29 PM   #6
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Or 2 of these? Someone is selling 2 for £75... CheerS!

http://m.seapets.co.uk/products/aqua...ine-white.html


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Old 09-13-2015, 08:19 AM   #7
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Anyone have any ideas?


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