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Old 12-19-2011, 09:05 PM   #1
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Lighting question

I'm looking for lights and I can't decide between LED lighting or t5 lighting..I want coral which is best?
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Old 12-19-2011, 09:32 PM   #3
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both are good. what size tank is this, and more importantly, what are you willing to spend?
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Well the tank is 125 gal 60" tank are there any good brands you would suggest on the led side?
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Cost wise I would like to stay somewhere in the 200 to 400 range
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400 total? you aren't going to get a good LED fixture for that. i would go with a 60" t5HO fixture. what are the total dimensions? 60" x ? x?
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Ha ha yeah it's not for my tank it's a friend I believe it's 60"L x 18"W x 24"D
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what corals does he want to keep. sunlight supply tek lights come in 60". maybe a 6 lamp one...
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If your planning on a Reef, youd probly be better witha t5ho. Im not 100% Sure on it though. Ask some of the Salties and see what they tell you.
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T5s and MHs

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