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Old 03-03-2012, 08:56 PM   #1
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what is the better light??

i have a 55 gal salty with a little bit of soft coral.and anemones. iv been running a 4x 54watt t5 current light, but just picked up a 4x 65 watt power compact for $50 that might need a balest or just 2 new bulbs.. what light is better?? just wanna know before i pay to fix the new light.. thank you.

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Old 03-04-2012, 12:42 AM   #2
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I believe the prevailing wisdom is that T5HO lights are more intense than the comparable power compacts.

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t5"s brighter, and way less heat and less electric
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