Originally Posted by Animal-Chin
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.
that was the determining factor for me. when I realized it would cost more every 6 months to replace bulbs than a new Chinese LED
that is rated for well over 5 years costs, it was a no brainer.
figure in the savings in the energy bill and it's a win/win.