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Old 03-12-2011, 10:16 PM   #11
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my tank is 45 gallon 36 x 13 x 24 right now i only got fish and looking to upgrade my light from a t5 coralight 78w and marineland double bright led to something that can support mostly anything thats not led or MH so i can hopefully get some corals iam looking for a mixed reef i just want to do some research see whats popular and good iam looking for something less then 400 bucks feedneedit.com got great prices but there sold out till may(i called) so iam just looking around. tek seems the premium choose in my budget but i just wanna know whats out there really and see what you guys think
the moonlights don't matter, unless you like watching your tank with the lights off, barely seeing anything.
this one should allow you to keep anything you want-
Current USA Nova Extreme Pro T5 Aquarium Lighting Fixture, 6X39 Watt, 36 inch






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I have a Nova Extreme 18" 2 2x18 fixture. Puts out some decent light. However after watching my tank for several weeks, I've realized that I could stand to have better lighting. There are some really reasonably priced Metal Halide fixtures out there. For a reef I'd definately say look into the MH's as well.
36 watts of T5 and your not convinced, so you are thinking of using halides? the next step up in halides is the 70 watter. i bet the fixture you have puts out more PAR than a 70 watt halide.
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