Ok. I am ready to take the plunge and get some new lights for my 20g rimless coral tank. I am not completely satisfied with the 150w metal halide clip on fixture that i currently have. My corals seem to be stretching towards the light so that can't be good.
I initially wanted to do LED
's but the expense and sheer amount of products kinda turned me off. The only unit I am even slightly considering is this
Aqua Illuminations NANO SOL SUPER BLUE Touch Controlled LED System - AquaCave
This is the absolute most I can spend, have to stay under budget this time around. LOL
My questions are with this unit do I need a controller or any other cables? Any other added amount I need to worry about? Does anyone have this unit and how does it work, it says you can touch it to turn it on... And finally on this SOL fixture how much coverage can i get? I know it depends on how high I hang it but I want to be able to have a nem and a clam if I want. The tank is 24" X 12" X 16.5 tall.
The other option is of course T5's. i am very familiar with them and wouldn't hesitate to buy some as long as I can keep the clam and/or a nem. I wanted a 6 lamp fixture but the tank is only 12 inches from front to back and they are all at least 15", even the metal halide fixture i was eying will be too wide.
I know this was long, my bad.
Anyone care to comment or help me out?
Thanks in advance guys!