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Old 05-11-2011, 04:24 PM   #1
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New bulbs

What combo would you guys go with that is best for color of coral and will support as many coral as possible? 4 bulb fixture

I've been looking at these at marinedepot.com...

Item # Description Price
GL2115 D-D Giesemann Powerchrome 48 Inch 54W AquaBlue+ T5HO Fluorescent Bulb $21.49

GL2125 D-D Giesemann Powerchrome 48 Inch 54W Midday T5HO Fluorescent Bulb $20.49

GL2135 D-D Giesemann Powerchrome 48 Inch 54W Actinic+ T5HO Fluorescent Bulb $20.49

GL2145 D-D Giesemann Powerchrome 48 Inch 54W Pure Actinic T5HO Fluorescent Bulb $25.99

GL2155 D-D Giesemann Powerchrome 48 Inch 54W Aquaflora T5HO Fluorescent Bulb $24.99

GL2165 D-D Giesemann Powerchrome 48 Inch 54W Aquapink T5HO Fluorescent Bulb $24.99
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Old 05-11-2011, 04:27 PM   #2
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Mr.X recommended and I LOVE the ATI aquablue plus bulbs. Check out aquacave.com they have a really nice selection of great lamps.
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i second carey........I love the ATI bulbs. I went with
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ive been thinking of changing the stock bulbs in my 6 bulb t5 can you link me to those bulbs bavass
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ATI T5 Lamps

I am running them in a Nova Extreme Pro HOT5
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Old 05-11-2011, 07:34 PM   #6
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thanks alot yea i have a nova extreme pro too
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I have ATIs now. patiently awaiting MrX... I hear him talking about Giesemann a lot.
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I hear they are great the reason I went with ATI was I was looking for a combo I liked, i did a google search for "Nova Extreme Pro HOT5 on 55g reef tank light combo" and looked at different combos that people had and thats the one I liked
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is this the aqua sun bulb you refered to? AquaSun 10,000K T5 Fluorescent Aquarium Lamps by UV Lighting Co.* - AquaCave
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