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Old 02-26-2014, 06:48 PM   #11
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No don't buy the orbit! Very low wattage led's I have a 36-48 orbit I just replaced if you want one! Your looking at big Al's so your in canada! For the cost of the eBay ones they have so much more wattage
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Old 02-26-2014, 06:49 PM   #12
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Yeah I had the orbit to it won't work for what you want.

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Old 02-26-2014, 07:00 PM   #13
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Okay so what wattage am I looking for? So 2 more t5 ho won't help?
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Old 02-26-2014, 07:04 PM   #14
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Look into PAR levels that's the deal breaker so I've been learned here. Research aquarium lighting on line. There are multiple types of lighting all with benifits and draw backs but you gotta do some homework.

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Old 02-26-2014, 07:20 PM   #15
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The eBay LEDs would be a better investment than additional t5 fixture(s) IMO. Less power usage(smaller elec bill) and no need to replace bulbs(adds up quick).
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Old 02-26-2014, 07:35 PM   #16
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dont bother adding to your existing light setup. it just complicates it, adds more equipment to possibly fail, and its not efficient. just buy 2 120w dimmable led panels and be done with it. itll cost you prob somewhere between $250-$350 to your door.
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Old 03-01-2014, 10:28 AM   #17
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How about this oneClick image for larger version

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Old 03-01-2014, 10:40 AM   #18
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I would look for something with 3 watt leds
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Old 03-01-2014, 12:16 PM   #19
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That's the unit I believe I mentioned earlier. You would prob be able to grow and sustain low-mid light corals, but that's about it. It only puts out roughly 42w of power, covering a 4 ft tank with that isn't going to give you much power.
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And yes I'm in canada I just don't want to spend 50$ for shipping off eBay
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