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Old 01-07-2013, 08:10 PM   #101
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http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/cr/B005I...483049&sr=8-17 will these lights work and do I need more than one.
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You need 2. They are basically the same as the ones I posted the link to earlier in this thread, except these aren't dimmable and they cost more.
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I am all for DIY (I DIY'ed my entire setup except for my current LED lights), but almost every DIY LED lighting system I saw looks like a frankenstein project with wires and drivers hanging out all over the place. If you don't mind that type of look, go for it.

If you want a more "finished" look, I highly recommend buying an LED system, but you will be hard pressed to find anything for less than $300 for a 4' tank.

These are very popular, but use only blue and white LED's. I use similar lights over my 125 and can grow and keep anything. 2 units will run you right around $300.
2 Dimmable 120W Marine Organism Aquarium Coral Reef Fish Tank LED Lamp White US | eBay

The next step up is a more full spectrum LED setup. These look real nice and they are what I would get now and would have bought when I got my LED's...but they were not available back then. They will run you a little over $400 for 2 units.
120W LED Full Spectrum Coral Reef Light 55 x 3W Bridgelux LED Brand New | eBay
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Old 01-08-2013, 09:38 AM   #104
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So the first one will work for any coral and you are 100% sure of that.
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Old 01-08-2013, 07:53 PM   #105
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Did you see the pics I posted of my lights and my tank? If so, judge for yourself.
Just remember, being able to successfully keep and GROW corals is more than just having the proper lighting.
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Old 01-08-2013, 07:55 PM   #106
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I was just wondering because you said you have something like it not exact.
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Old 01-08-2013, 08:00 PM   #107
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The only difference I can see between my lights are the ones on Ebay are mine are not dimmable. That feature was not available when I got mine. They appear to use the same diodes (Bridgelux 3w driven at 2w) and the same amount of whites and blues.
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Old 01-08-2013, 08:12 PM   #108
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Oh ok thanks I really appreciate it so do u have nems in your tank couldn't tell from pic.
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Really? Do you know what an anemone looks like?
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Ok now I see it I must a have been blind the first time lol.
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