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Old 04-30-2013, 05:22 PM   #1
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Coralife dual t5ho lighting system??

Ordered this fixture from Petco.com and should be here any time. I just wanted to know some input and opinions on this fixture as I'm putting on my planted tank and would like to have some med-high light plants. Is this possible ?
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Old 05-01-2013, 04:26 PM   #2
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Any input ?
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Old 05-01-2013, 08:21 PM   #3
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ive heard bad things about them, as they ballast go out pretty quickly
also the reflectors are almost non-existent, would probably put you in the low-med light range.

if i were you id return them and go with the aquatic life fixture, around the same price, last longer with high quality ballast, and a very good German made reflector for each bulb

actually i could be wrong, looked them up and i was thinking of the T5NO lights that have almost no reflection, the T5HO look like they might be ok.

yeah ignore all that ^ seems they have improved upon their design and seem to be pretty decent lights.
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How big is your tank and what type of bulbs come with it they have made improvements on the balast i have one and grow med light plants just fine .
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How big is your tank and what type of bulbs come with it they have made improvements on the balast i have one and grow med light plants just fine .
26 gallon and it said 10,000k bulbs on the website.
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Old 05-03-2013, 01:42 AM   #6
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yeah you should be good
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Old 05-03-2013, 06:25 PM   #7
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yeah you should be good
Ok cool
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Old 05-03-2013, 06:26 PM   #8
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One quick question, the light came in today and I have it all ready to put on the tank but I just can't seem to figure out how to put the legs on. If any of you know how, please tell
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