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Old 12-11-2006, 12:08 PM   #1
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T5 lights

I'm ready to buy some lights. I have my mind made up that I want t5's. My plan was to go with the Nova Extreme 4X54 watt. Now I'm reading that to get the most out of the lights you need individual reflectors. I have no problem getting a different fixture but the Nova is the only one that I know of with moonlights built in.

Do the individual reflectors make that much of a difference?
Anyone know of a hood with individual refectors and moonlights?
Any DIY added moonlights to a hood w/out them.

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I've heard the individual reflectors aren't as good as the others, but I've also heard they are better.....I have that T5 set and am very happy with it.
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Just FYI Individual reflectors are proven to put out almost as much as 50% more light. MUCH better.
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Do you have a canopy? Both Coralife and Current USA make moonlights that include a universal mount so they can be added inside a canopy.

I've been told that the individual reflectors really do make a difference, so I am looking into the Tek Light T5 strip from Sunlight Supply.
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