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Old 10-07-2012, 07:29 PM   #1
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Light fixture setup

Im setting up my saltwater reef aquarium n it's 55 gal and it's 48 inches long. I have a couple of hang on filters and I have a skimmer hangin over because I don't have a sump tank. Was wondering if this would be a good setup and just wanted to make sure I got a good product. Thanks.
48" 4x54W Tek 2 T5 High-Output Retrofit Kit

Or would these be better because I don't want to hang the ligts
http://www.aquacave.com/Aquatic-Life...3220C1053.aspx

Lol or this but it's the most expensive
http://www.aquacave.com/WavePoint-48...2487C1068.aspx
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Old 10-08-2012, 09:39 PM   #2
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If you build a hood the first option would be perfect. If you're going to keep mostly soft corals and a few LPSs the second one would be fine. If you want the best option for ease and the ability to grow SPSs the third is where it's at. It all depends on what kind of system you want and what you're willing to do to make it happen.
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Old 10-08-2012, 10:11 PM   #3
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I found the third option, the wave point for $250. Should I jump on It?
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Old 10-08-2012, 10:46 PM   #4
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That's a great fixture and a good price. You could grow masses of corals with it. Does it come with the bulbs?
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Yeah it does
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Old 10-09-2012, 12:25 AM   #6
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It's an awesome fixture. If you're ready to get a serious reef going you'll be able to grow just about anything with it. Nice choice.
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