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Old 01-20-2012, 01:51 PM   #11
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Na. With only 4 lamps the Purple plus will be a negative IMO.
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Old 01-20-2012, 01:55 PM   #12
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oh ok, I dont know much about lighting for ati
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It's personal preference as long as you are using all high PAR lamps, like ATI, Giesemann, or Korallen Zucht. I prefer the ATI blue Plus for my actinics. they make a tank look great. The Aquablue Specials are a nice white light to the naked eye.
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what kind of color will that much blue give me? I feel like it will make the tank really dark
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It will most likely be brighter than what you have now. As i said, these are high PAR lamps. Much more usable light than stock current or coralife lamps, and with much better color.
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so it will bring out the color of my fish and corals more as well? to my eyes that is
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Yep. It will.
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Old 01-20-2012, 03:04 PM   #18
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If you like a purple hue. I dont like mine but thats just me. lol
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I have the cobination of (2) blue plus and (2) aquablue specials as Carey and X have recommended. It was one of the best purchases for my reef thus far. The color contrast is unbelievable and my fish and corals look fantastic. I will try to post a before and after pic.
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Here are the pics - the 1st pic is stock bulbs from AquaticLife.
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