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  1. Photography Forum
    Hey guys, I recently picked up some actinic LED lights for my tank and when I take pictures with my camera/or phone, they obviously come out very blue. I am having a hard time getting the blue to stop washing out everything else.The zoas and palys I have look awesome under the blue. Wondering if...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    I have a Deep Blue Solar Extreme light and the actinics come on sometimes with the timer like they should and other times not. What the heck??? If I take the cover off and wiggle a bulb they will come on. There is some discoloration on the bulb ends. Is this a short of some kind or are the...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Hi all. I have a question regarding my 16 Nano bowfront Reef tank. I have a 175 Metal Halide Iwasaki 14K bulb over the tank. The bulb is about 8 months old and will need to be replaced soon, but I was thinking about modifying the pendant altogether. 1st Question: Should I stick with 14-15K bulbs...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    my light fixture supports 4x 54 w t5's. i currently have 2 daylight 12,000k and 2 actinic blue. in my opinion the daylights way overpower the blue and my tank doesnt appear blue at all. i really want to switch out one of the daylights for another blue...and run 3x 54w actinics and one 54w...
  5. Lighting
    Will actinics promote algea growth? Or just the "white" ones?:arg:
  6. General Reef Discussion
    Anyone give me an opinion on this as my lighting for my 29gal. I have a coralife2x65 watt i ordered 1 10,000k and 1 dual actinic 03/7100k. hope i ordered well
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