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Old 02-04-2013, 03:48 PM   #341
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i am using 3 50w led flood lights. and 2 30w blue floods. paid 300 for all. i have 3 kenya trees in the tank that look good. and i just added a new coral... not sure what it is.. it has a thick stem and green pulsing hands. (looks like). added 2 weeks ago. and they are looking amazing! looks like they grew an inch already and are very active!. i bought my floods off ebay .. i was very doubtful in the beginning. but am now enjoying the light and shimmer from these!. only thing ive noticed is they need to be elevated at least a foot or better to disburse the light thru-out the entire tank. mine are only 6 inches from top of tank and there are some dark spots in the top corners.
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Old 02-04-2013, 04:01 PM   #342
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Hey, JJ, can we get a pic? I have those on my planted tank (great results) and I'm considering either them or a Finnex Ray 2 on my next low light reef.
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You can get them in 10w. 20 30 and 50w I ly problem is the space for them.. My blues have to sit right above the plastic supports.. In another thread I asked if anyone has replaced those with acrylic. That's what I might do so I can get rid of the dark spots

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Old 02-04-2013, 05:07 PM   #344
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Are LEDs really growing sps with good coloration?
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Old 02-04-2013, 05:16 PM   #345
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You can get them in 10w. 20 30 and 50w I ly problem is the space for them.. My blues have to sit right above the plastic supports.. In another thread I asked if anyone has replaced those with acrylic. That's what I might do so I can get rid of the dark spots
Thank you for the pictures! I use the 20w and 10w floodlights on the freshwater and even set my brother up with a 10w 10000K and 10w royal blue for his sump. I played around with different chips (6000K, 10000K, 20000K, royal blue and power blue). Which combo of white and blue did you decide to go with?
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My two outside whites are 12k and middle is a 14k. Blues are 450-550 nm. Super bright.. Almost looks white in the middle!
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Old 02-04-2013, 05:27 PM   #347
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Are LEDs really growing sps with good coloration?
Yes, my acropora is super purple and getting bigger every day. It was almost dead, brown and about 1 inch. Now its bright purple and has sprouted at least 6 new "branches" from the top that are growing in every direction.
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Yep, I'm also growing colorful sps approximately 30" away from those blue/white Taotronics or similar fixtures. People who say you need the extra colors are incorrect. Unfortunately, My camera is just not picking up the colors as I would like, but I challenge/invite anyone to come to my house and see for yourself.
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Ok, I'm coming over Mr.X....lol
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Yep, I'm also growing colorful sps approximately 30" away from those blue/white Taotronics or similar fixtures. People who say you need the extra colors are incorrect. Unfortunately, My camera is just not picking up the colors as I would like, but I challenge/invite anyone to come to my house and see for yourself.
Are you from LA Mr X? I would really love to see myself. I'm planning to upgrade my tank put on under LEDs but I need to see a proof that they're really working..
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