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Old 01-08-2014, 09:30 PM   #1
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Upgrade 14g biocube lighting

So I have this 14g biocube,which is my first tank. And the lighting I have just isn't quite cutting it for what I need..and I don't know how to upgrade my lights to sustain the corals I want. Any help would be greatly appreciated!

I would like to keep the good and maybe just get better bulbs. Is that possible? And is this going to be a lot of money? Lol

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Old 01-08-2014, 09:58 PM   #2
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expect to spend upwards of 2-300 dollars at minimum for quality lighting
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Old 01-08-2014, 10:42 PM   #3
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Look up a beamswork reef capable unit I think I seen smaller units for that aren't dim able but have the blues and whites and look nice
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A change of bulbs isnt going to change the ouput of the light unfortunately. Are you handy? I always wanted to do this to my cube

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At my LFS they have a cube with sps growing in it and they are using stunner strips that are suck to the inside of the lid.
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At my LFS they have a cube with sps growing in it and they are using stunner strips that are suck to the inside of the lid.

How many strips, and did the gut the others and hook up to where the existing lights were?
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A change of bulbs isnt going to change the ouput of the light unfortunately. Are you handy? I always wanted to do this to my cube

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And Carey I looked at this but it fit the oceanic biocube 14 and won't fit my coralife :/..thank you tho
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Old 01-14-2014, 02:35 PM   #8
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Look up PC-R lighting for your cube those bulbs out out 50% more light and there direct replacements
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Old 01-14-2014, 02:38 PM   #9
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