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Old 02-13-2012, 10:05 AM   #1
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Are ATI bulbs good?

I have a quad 48in t5 fixture on my reef tank.2 blues 2 whites. 54watts each bulb.

Which bulbs should I use to replace my stock bulbs? are they better then the coralife bulbs ?
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Old 02-13-2012, 09:25 PM   #2
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I only use ati bulbs in my setups.

I would vote for 2 blue pluses as the actinics and 2 aquablue specials as the whites.
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Old 02-13-2012, 09:34 PM   #3
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Yep, very good bulbs...if not the best imo.
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I run the same and its fantastic.
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Old 02-13-2012, 09:44 PM   #5
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I only use ati bulbs in my setups.

I would vote for 2 blue pluses as the actinics and 2 aquablue specials as the whites.
oh really ok I will look more into that.Where can I purchase them ? I live in California. so 2 blue pluses and 2 aquablue specials ok got it
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I run the same and its fantastic.
Can post a picture of yor tank? I want to see how the lights look in action.
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will I get good coral growth ? I want to b able to keep sps corals on the top 1/3 of my tank
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Old 02-13-2012, 10:29 PM   #8
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Here is a before with stock bulbs from AquaticLife and after with ATI's. I will admit I am growing SPS in the top 3rd of my tank successfully. I have some more difficult and some easy SPS.

I can't confirm the success you will have. I actually just purchased an Ecotech Radion so that I could hopefully fl grow my corals even better and healthier.
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Is that that cleaner shrimps favorite spot. Lol
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Old 02-13-2012, 11:00 PM   #10
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And is this like national ati day or what. 3 outa the last 18 threads are about them.
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