I'm looking for some new lights for my 150 gallon tank that measures 72" wide, 20 deep, 24 high and I'd like to keep a mixed reef with some sps
, and softies. What do you guys think about these lights
? They're a bit shorter than my tank, so I'm a bit worried about that, but I can't find lights that are 72" for under $900 or so. I'd like not to go broke on just lights, so if at all possible I'd like to keep it in that $500-$600 price range, is this okay or am I shooting myself in the foot in the long run? I'm not opposed to waiting a month or two and saving up a few hundred dollars more as I'd rather not flush $500-600 down the toilet.
I've looked at MH
light as well, but I've read that they also significantly heat your water and that I most likely would need to buy a chiller. I know I'll probably have to buy one in the future anyways, but for now I'd rather not spend the additional $500-600 on a chiller too.