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Old 11-10-2005, 10:01 AM   #1
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T5 or VHO


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T5 or VHO
I am looking to get my new canopy I have been planing to get the fallowing Debbie is checking on price now but reading things would be better of with t5 light I have decided I want the best I can get th prevent problems this is going on a 130 gallon 6 foot tank 24 inches tall I don't to spend all this money on a hood and then regret it!


72" Deluxe PROTOSTAR unit with 3x250 watt 14,000 Kelvin HQI double ended metal halide lamps with supplemental actinic blue VHOs. The power of HQI lighting with the dawn to dusk effect of actinic blue VHOs. Great choice for all reef tanks, especially those with hard corals, SPS corals, clams, acropora and anemones. Each unit comes with super-brite internal hammertone strip reflector, two cooling fans,UV absorbing tempered glass lens and remote HQI ballasts with quick disconnects. Three double ended 250 watt 14,000K HQI lamps and two actinic blue 165 watt VHO lamps are included in price. Powerful metal halide lighting and actinics that won't be drowned out by the halides. Dawn to dusk effect - one control for the metal halides and one control for the fluorescents. Dimensions: 72"L x 11.5"W x 6.5"H. INCLUDES HAMILTON ELECTRONIC VHO BALLAST

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Old 11-10-2005, 10:32 AM   #2
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I say you just build your own MH setup with 3x250w 14k's and save some money.
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3' fine sand bed 1x Orange Stripe Prawn shrimp goby, 1x sixline wrassemated pair of true percula clowns, 1x CBS shrimp, 2x peppermint shrimp, 1x pistol shrimp, 1x tiger tale cuke, ~20+ snails, ~10+ hermits, 1xserpent star.
green Bubble coral, hammer coral (8 heads!) ,various Zoos,green finger leather, green star polpys ,shrooms
175w 10k MH
28w actinic 03
2x maxi jett 1200
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