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Old 07-10-2015, 02:57 PM   #11
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Also its on a heavy planted tank. So its doing good with light needs. They are also 2 channel. So you can add lights for the night cycle as well.

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Best cheap LEDs?

RapidLed is also a good supplier. Not sure I agree that everyone is moving back to T5 or MH. Many of us grow all types of corals just fine under even cheap LED's. I would never move backwards. I threw my hot lights away after 20 years.


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Old 07-10-2015, 06:15 PM   #13
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I would never go back to T5's. I like everything about my ebay LEDs better than my old T5s. It used to KILL me to have to replace the bulbs every 9 months. SOOO much money. My ebay LEDs are 2 years old now and still perfect. I have everything from Acropora to Anemones to Zoanthids in my tank, everything does great under them.
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Is that the same ones on the link above?


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Best cheap LEDs?

For the cost, try them out. This is a full spectrum light, some like them, some don't. I like them. Taotronics is also a good EBay supplier of Chinese fixtures.


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My 125 has 3 of the Chinese 125 watt LED units from ebay (like in the link at the beginning of this thread) and the color and growth are both outstanding. Almost all my coral started as frags and have only lived under the Chinese LEDs....
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Wow they do look amazing! I'm thinking I might need 2, can you change the colour spectrum? And do you have to hang them from the ceiling?


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You can add blue, remove blue or add white, remove white. I guess you could call that changing the color spectrum. I had 2 over my 38 inch and 3 over my 72 inch. They spread about 2 feet and are really powerfull. I run mine on 25% white 50% blue and that's more than enough for fast growth.
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I agree with the above- those cheap LEDs from ebay/amazon are good for whatever you want to grow, wherever you want to grow it. T5 and halides are no comparison in terms of efficiency, and yes, you can manually (via 2 knobs) alter the spectrum.
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$75 is a insane price. I'm ordering one just to see it.


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