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Old 05-01-2013, 10:23 PM   #1
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Lighting choices

29 gallon saltwater tank

30.3 inches across

Would like to keep all kinds of corals
Need a lighting system to work for it.
I want LEDs preferably but price is important. I don't want to spend more than 150 total. But if a good led system is too much to supply that would a quad t5ho with moonlight LEDs work?
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Old 05-02-2013, 12:11 AM   #2
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I'd up your budget just a little bit & go with Taotronics dimmable LEDs.

Amazon.com: TaoTronics TT-AL09 Dimmable Aquarium Coral Reef LED Grow Light (120W Output, Blue/White Ratio- 28:27; Two-Year Warranty): Pet Supplies

For a good quality quad T5HO, you're probably going to pay just about as much, and then will have to pay the annual cost (~$75) for bulb replacements.
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Thank you for the advice. A lot of people use them seem to like them. Will it work for a 29 gallon. Ill have to get wall anchors. The way my ceiling is I can't anchor from ceiling.
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It'll work for your 29...... you can get a nice looking pair of shelf brackets to mount on the wall, and suspend it from the ends of the brackets.
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