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Old 05-13-2012, 05:15 PM   #1
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What kind of light for refugium

Was gonna get a cfl light at 6500k is that good ?

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And I've read to run it opposite the schedule
For regular day lights .....also how long to run lights over night ??
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6500k should work fine. I run mine from the time my lights on the dt go off until they come on... so about 16 hours I guess.
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I use a par38 led blub
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Old 05-13-2012, 05:32 PM   #5
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Would a ecosmart 50 watt soft white cfl be good 380 lumens it's for a 6 inch refugium
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I'm at homedepot they have a 5000k one is that not enough ?
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Was gonna get a cfl light at 6500k is that good ?

+1 thats what I got run while lights are off in display
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Could only find 5000 k would that work
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should be fine, I got my 6500k at Walmart
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should be fine, I got my 6500k at Walmart
Awesome I'm here right now lol I'll pick one up
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I have two xenon lights for under cabinets, is that good? Also what should the light schedule be?
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I have two xenon lights for under cabinets, is that good? Also what should the light schedule be?
Chico what's up partner loll I was reading and from input best to run over night when display lights are off
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Heyyyyy my sump partner lol ok that sounds good then, I just bought a skimmer with no pump do you guys know what pump to put on it?
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Heyyyyy my sump partner lol ok that sounds good then, I just bought a skimmer with no pump do you guys know what pump to put on it?
wat skimmer ??
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Eshopps 75 hang on
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Eshopps 75 hang on

Via Aqua 1300 power head aquarium/fountain submersible water pump.

thats the pump they use
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Thanks man so all I need is a pump that has 400 gph?
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Thanks man so all I need is a pump that has 400 gph?

i think that should be fine...as that pump i showed you was i think mid 300's ....plus if I'm not mistaken your skimmer can be adjusted as well
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Thanks I will check it out now.
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How did you find out thats the pump that eshopps uses?
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