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  1. General Reef Discussion
    So, we just had a storm roll through and lost power for a second or two. My four bulb dimmable ATI Sunpower fixture didn’t come back on and the the menu just had a row of shaded boxes when power returned. Usually it just pops back on. So I unplugged it and replaced the bulbs (LONG overdue) and...
  2. Lighting
    I've decided to switch fully over to T5s on the 55. Just bought the ATI dimmable Sunpower fixture. My question is on bulb replacement time. Does a quality fixture extend bulb life? I've read of some people using this fixture using bulbs for 18 months. ATI claims "Superior design and high-end...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    purchasing an ATI sunpower 24" fixture for my 37 tall(30"x12"x22") this week, since i only shop on BRS id like to get the bulbs at the same time for the free shipping and reward points. im unsure of what the best 4 bulb combo is. i hear of people running 3 blue+ and 1purple+(which i think is...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    Hello boys and girls. With tax season comes new toys, upgrades etc. :D Finally got around to ordering new ATI bulbs for my 6 lamp fixture. I used ATIs recommended list for the look I was after but ordered extra bulbs to play around with. I ordered: 4 Blue + 2 Purple + 2 Coral + 1 Actinic...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    I am still fairly new to T5. Went out and got 4 new bulbs for my 6 T5HO bulb 36" fixture. I placed the lights like this front to back: blue+ coral+ blue+ moonlight leds (almost never on) blue+ purple+ blue+ What do you think of the purple plus? I thought it would bring the reds/oranges out...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    What, in your opinion, would be the best combo of ATI bulbs for a 4-bulb T5 unit?
  7. General Reef Discussion
    I have a 4/54w t5 setup going on here and it's a too bright&white for my taste I am running : aquablue special : x2 purple +'s : Blue + And it looks too white and bright with all 4 on. But with only the purple plus and blue plus on it doesn't look that bad. I'm wanting more of...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    Sorry guys and gals I know there are a ton of threads on this, but I can use your help/clarification as many of you know a lot more than I do. My corals are fading, not sure if they are bleaching per say (maybe). I posted on a thread titled similarly, but no info as of yet, so I figured I...
  9. Lighting
    Hey guys, I currently have 2 10k and 2 actinic tubes on my coralife 48" 54watt fixture. I wanted to purchase some ATI tubes and these are the ones I'm thinking on buying. 2 blue plus 1 KZ Fiji purple 1 GE 6500K The lights I have now are so bright and give off a white light (the 10k). I like...
  10. Reefing Equipment
    Hi there.. Wondering if anyone can help..I really hope so! I have an ati sunpower unit, I've needed to set it up quickly due to hammer coral not getting enough light. It has 2 plugs,1 with 2 bulbs and 1 with 4 bulbs. Yesterday I plugged them in and my electric tripped out,so I figured circuit...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    Hey guys I want to get new ATI bulbs for my 4 bulb T5 fixture. I was wondering what would be the best choices for a LPS/ softie dominated tank? Thanks!
  12. Reefing Equipment
    I'm going to be due for a replacement set of bulbs in a few months wondering your guys favorite combinations of ati bulbs. I was thinking about 3 coral plus and 3 purple plus for my 6x39w fixture. For now I have 2 actinics and 1 daylight bulb come on for 30mins and then after that they all come...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    Hey guys. So my new ATI T5 HO 24w bulbs just came in for my 30 gallon. Here is what I purchased: (1) ATI Coral Plus (2) ATI Blue Plus (1) ATI Actinic My question is does it matter what order I place the bulbs (ie. front to back)? I was thinking going from front to back: Blue Plus, Blue Plus...
  14. La Crosse Area Reef Keepers (LARK)
    I recently read how awesome these lights are and was skeptical to purchase them. I am so glad I did. My tank looks completely different and I only installed 2 bulbs of the 6. AMAZING!!! Never using zoo med or whatever other brand I was using. Worth the money.
  15. General Reef Discussion
    Just curious which two ATI bulbs would look good over a 10 gallon zoanthid garden. I want the colors to POP, but they need to be intense enough so that the zoanthids will grow as well. If you have any comments, suggestions, or better yet pictures, please let me know. Thanks. :)
  16. General Reef Discussion
    So I made a mistake on my order for new t5 bulbs. I ordered 1 purple plus, 1 coral plus, and 2 blue plus from at I. I ment to order an aqua blue plus. Tank is very blue. Is this ok for the fish and coral? Mostly lps and softies
  17. Nano Reefs
    Hey guys I just purchased a JBJ 30 gallon Rimless nano tank. I want this to be dominated by SPS corals. I am totally torn with what lighting to use. I need help! I am either going with a 24" ATI Sunpower T5 or EcoTech's Radion Pro LED. Thoughts? Thank you!
  18. General Reef Discussion
    My 29 gallon reef tank is almost 5 months old now. Right now I have several softies and some hammers, but I plan on getting more LPS and perhaps even a SPS or 2. Soon enough it'll be time to change out the Aquaticlife T5-HO bulbs that came with the 4-bulb fixture. I want to replace them with...
  19. For Sale /Trade or Buy
    Want To Trade A 8 Bulb Ati 60" With New Bulbs For Ai Sols Or Vega Or Hydra Pm Me With Offers
  20. New T5

    New T5

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