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Old 04-16-2012, 06:11 AM   #1
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Lights for 3ft deep tank

Hey all, just after some opinions if possible, my saltwater tank is 3ft deep, I've currently got a 120w twin halides with led moonlights fixture but not sure if this is the way to go, I have about £700-£800 to spend so if any one can suggest a better light or even a led fixture that would be great. Thanks for any replies.
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I've been looking at these two, I'd need to get two of both tho, 1st would cost about £1200 for 2, 2nd about £300 for 2, any opinions?
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I've been looking at these two, I'd need to get two of both tho, 1st would cost about £1200 for 2, 2nd about £300 for 2, any opinions?
Get the second one.
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Get the second one.
I like that one as its the cheapest but do you think it'll be good enough to penetrate thru to the bottom of the tank? I think there 120w.
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I like that one as its the cheapest but do you think it'll be good enough to penetrate thru to the bottom of the tank? I think there 120w.
Get the 300w version and you'll be good. How long is the tank?
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Get the 300w version and you'll be good. How long is the tank?
Tank is 3ft long, 2ft front to back 3ft top to bottom. I haven't seen the 300w ones only the 120w I'll have a look for the 300w ones now. Thx
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Tank is 3ft long, 2ft front to back 3ft top to bottom. I haven't seen the 300w ones only the 120w I'll have a look for the 300w ones now. Thx
Mhm no problem
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Mhm no problem
Think I found some, found 1 300w fixture but I'd have to get two to fit my tank, or I could get the larger one that would fit my tank on its own but it's 600w would that be too much? Sorry for all the questions, I've spent alot on the tank and equipment I just wanna get the right lights lol.

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2 fixtures should be enough.
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Old 04-16-2012, 01:40 PM   #10
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2 fixtures should be enough.
Lovely, just measured my tank 2, it's about 2ft 2in tall not 3ft, its 3ft including the wooden border round the top. Thank you for the replies, really appreciate it.
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