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Old 01-17-2013, 08:30 PM   #191
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Do you think the pink is from the 2 red leds? Ive notice it too and was thinking about trying to block them or something. Its not a big deal but my foxface looks weird under it...lol
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Old 01-17-2013, 08:40 PM   #192
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I have a pinkish hue when my tank is powering up in the morning as one of the colors it starts up with is red. It def gives the tank an odd look, but being able to watch it and the sunrise effect off the radions is really cool. In the grand scheme of things, I wouldn't like the red being there all the time.
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Old 01-18-2013, 05:23 PM   #193
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Today I got a text stating he is shipping out the optics at no charge. I'll have to install them.
Yes, I think the pinkish hue is because of the red LEDs. Some say you need the reds so that you can see the red corals better. I believe this to be the opposite. if the whole tank is red, the red corals sort of blend in. It also appears that the old blue/white fixtures put out a much crisper light. the water even looks clearer under them.
I'll take new PAR reading after I install the 90 degree optics, but so far, I'm not feeling all warm and fuzzy about the green and red LEDs.
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Old 01-18-2013, 08:29 PM   #194
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So you in your opinion then Mr.X you think the older White/Blue combo is better looking than the new "Full Spectrum" ones?
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Absolutely. And I believe that both are full spectrum. One just has some extra colored LEDs for looks.
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Old 01-18-2013, 09:00 PM   #196
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Would be able to post some photos comparing both by chance? One with the full spec one with the white/blue combo. Im about to purchase im just not sure which i want :p and im starting to lean more for white/blue combo.
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Old 01-18-2013, 09:15 PM   #197
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I had them when I first started looked kind of neat
but once I added corals they drowned out the colors in corals so I removed them





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What did you have? These identical fixtures? That doesn't look like the light emitted from the one I purchased.
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Ok, I tried taking pictures but they aren't coming out right. I also took a video. I think you can somewhat make out what I mean. Take a look-
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those were the cheap full spectrum leds
I just didn't like the way they drown out corals
so I went with HO ultra blue leds looks so much better

First is just T-5s 10k daylights and 460 blue actnics

second is the same except I also have the HO ultra blue leds

you can really see the difference
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