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Old 05-28-2013, 02:46 PM   #941
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So I'm between reef breeders or Taotronics for my 29gal with a BTA and heavy coral load. Any advice on which brand/how many/what kind to get? Thanks in advance!
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Old 05-28-2013, 03:24 PM   #942
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Grab 1 of the taotronics. I just picked up 2 of them for my 55g. I love em only had them for a week though.
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I like the straight blue and white fixtures over the ones with the colors, but it's just a matter of personal preference. They will both grow corals and keep them colored up equally.
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Old 05-28-2013, 06:43 PM   #944
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Here is the same coral in Feb then May. These are under the dimable 120 w ebays that are the same as taotronic lights...
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Old 05-28-2013, 07:26 PM   #945
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I like the straight blue and white fixtures over the ones with the colors, but it's just a matter of personal preference. They will both grow corals and keep them colored up equally.
And I like the colored ones. But both are excellent. Matter of preference.
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Old 05-28-2013, 09:31 PM   #946
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Theres so many lights to decide on. Im wishing we could see par readings on each of these lights to easily narrow it down for me.
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Old 05-28-2013, 09:36 PM   #947
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Both Mr_X and I have posted PAR readings not too long ago on the lights we use.
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Old 05-28-2013, 09:42 PM   #948
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Here is the same coral in Feb then May. These are under the dimable 120 w ebays that are the same as taotronic lights...
Second picture they look bleached out... Or is it just bright?
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Second picture they look bleached out... Or is it just bright?

i agree when i looked at it i said hmm it looks bleached
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Old 05-29-2013, 12:12 AM   #950
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Ya it lost a lot of pigment when I had the lights at 100% but its coming back now. It's also hard to get the true color cause the lights are so bright, it's much more green in person. Did bleach though so look out when setting these up. My newer sps are retaining their color.
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