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Old 09-19-2008, 04:50 PM   #1
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150gl lighing question pt 2

Thanks again for all the response on my previous posts, but I have one more question.....For Now.

My tank is 72" x 18" x 28". I will be going with a T5 Mounting System with HO and Led. Would it be better to use 2x36" or 1x72" Systems. The price will not be to much more or less either way.

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I dont think it makes any difference. JMO

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did you figure out the cost on replacing the bulbs? are 2x36" bulbs more than the cost of 1x72" bulb?
it might also be easier to do any maintenance on the tank with the 2 fixtures. can move one light out of the way and still have light in the tank to see what you're doing. then switch sides.
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I don't want to say price point and convieniece isn't a factor, but I wasn't sure if the quality and depth of light would be better. Money is always a factor but the time frame from new bulb to replacement should be long enough a couple extra bucks will be ok. The ability to change bulbs and maint. with 2 vs 1 is a good idea.

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