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Old 06-09-2013, 09:45 PM   #1081
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So here's what I've got.. I'm thinking maybe the meter is off.. Maybe not... Tell me what you think..

Ok.. The white line is showing from my tank.. The colored lines I'm guessing is your control. Because they don't move... My lux is reading 1000.. Looking that up its saying basically its an overcast day

.. These readings are 2" below the top surface..
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Here is a pretty standard MH spectrum compared to the sun using a high color temperature bulb . Note how much energy is in the red spectrum, generating heat.
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Old 06-09-2013, 09:50 PM   #1082
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Mine is all in the blue .. And slowest declining... So these lights are bright... Just have no spectrum... Is it because the light is spread out like 120 degrees?
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Old 06-09-2013, 10:38 PM   #1083
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So here's what I've got.. I'm thinking maybe the meter is off.. Maybe not... Tell me what you think..

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Ok.. The white line is showing from my tank.. The colored lines I'm guessing is your control. Because they don't move... My lux is reading 1000.. Looking that up its saying basically its an overcast day

.. These readings are 2" below the top surface..
What's your opinions?
The way I interpret your graph is that you have 2 light source or readings. The heavy colored and the lighter colored. The white curve is the average of those 2 curves.
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I'm not sure how it reads.. There is no directions.. But I can turn both of the colored lines on and off.. The white line is what moves around.. But looking up lux. It says that in the 1000s is like a cloudy day.. Reading over 10,000 is like a cloudless day.. Mine is what 3000... I don't know how accurate seneye is tho.
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I think the thick line is color for the corals. The thin line is color to the nekkid eye..
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Old 06-10-2013, 12:15 AM   #1086
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I'm not sure how it reads.. There is no directions.. But I can turn both of the colored lines on and off.. The white line is what moves around.. But looking up lux. It says that in the 1000s is like a cloudy day.. Reading over 10,000 is like a cloudless day.. Mine is what 3000... I don't know how accurate seneye is tho.
What kind of lighting fixture are you measuring?
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It's a 50 w led flood light 14000k with led flex strips..
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Green doesn't travel that deep... neither does red. I don't think green light is realistic at all in a reef.
I don't have a LUX meter, but if your meter measures PAR, what is it telling you?
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The par reading up top was only showing 100.. And very low at the bottom. The lights are a good 10" from the surface.. Earlier the lights were around 5" and par was over 250.. And 100 at the bottom..
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100 at the bottom isn't bad for LPS.
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