Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > General Aquarium Forums > General Hardware/Equipment Discussion
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
Old 12-30-2012, 11:10 AM   #11
Aquarium Advice FINatic
Beau_123's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2012
Posts: 559
I will probably want to keep some frogspawns and as my tank gets older some clams and nems. I do not have a canopy.

Beau_123 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-30-2012, 11:14 AM   #12
Aquarium Advice Addict
mr_X's Avatar

Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Fairless Hills, Pa.
Posts: 17,895
Send a message via MSN to mr_X
Then you want something potent. the question now is -what are you willing to spend?
I use Chinese made LED fixtures over my system that will enable you to keep whatever you want. They don't have a lot of control however. Basically, they are dimmable per a pair of knobs, and they have separate plugs for blue and white LEDs, but nothing more. You would need 2 of these at about $150.00 a piece. There are many other suitable units, but these are about the cheapest.

mr_X is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-30-2012, 02:28 PM   #13
Aquarium Advice Activist
MyR6Rocks's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Southeast Wisconsin
Posts: 133
It pays to shop around for lights. I just did and found lots of choices on eBay.
MyR6Rocks is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-30-2012, 02:44 PM   #14
Aquarium Advice FINatic
oyf709's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Vancouver BC
Posts: 645
sorry I think I should of made my point a bit clear, 6000K is able to keep coral, but at the same time because it is favour in red and green, it would also promote unwanted algae grow even more. As far as for fixtures, I would suggest to research first before you make your choice, especially the cost and differences on different LED chips. How much control you looking for over your fixtures and how much you are willing to pay for. brand name products using higher quality materials but will cost range from 399 to over 1k depend on the size of your tank. Chinese brand LED can go from $120 to $500 depend on the brand of LED they use, color they use and also the functions they add to the fixtures.
We Provide LED Solution For Your Aquarium..
Click the Signature for more information.
oyf709 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-30-2012, 05:46 PM   #15
Aquarium Advice Addict
phishfriend's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2012
Posts: 1,527
Yeah they have three versions double bright, planted and reef lights
phishfriend is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-01-2013, 11:24 PM   #16
Aquarium Advice Activist
nwsharksfan's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Seattle area
Posts: 170
I had a question for you if you have the double brights - are the bulbs replaceable or are you SOL once they burn out?

nwsharksfan is offline   Reply With Quote

led, marineland

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
School me on LED's Brock General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 33 02-02-2012 09:45 PM
Bright orange zoa ID Badfishofbabylon Saltwater & Reef - Identification 0 01-12-2012 10:42 AM
Marineland double bright leds.... And corals SwimsWithFish Saltwater Reef Aquaria 2 10-19-2011 11:21 AM
marineland reef capable leds? davidmaguirre Saltwater Reef Aquaria 1 09-03-2011 03:57 AM
The Lumen Bright ALL-In-One Fixture AquaCave Vendor Spotlight (Deals, Announcements & More) 0 06-30-2011 02:20 PM

» Photo Contest Winners

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:25 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.