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  1. General Reef Discussion
    any info on this light?? i want to use it on a 120 gallon. do you think it would be enough light? http://cgi.ebay.com/Current-USA-48-Nova-Extreme-Pro-6x54w-T5-Aquarium-New_W0QQitemZ260228554969QQihZ016QQcategoryZ46314QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Reg and I have been planning to put together a 40 breeder system for months. A few weeks ago, I finally found a new job (working in the aquarium industry no less!). This means we finally have the means to do what we first envisioned for this project. First, we both work full time, go to...
  3. SPS Coral Forum
    Just got a small frag of the superman, and was wondering under what lighting intensity have people had the best success? Super high intensity, high intensity, moderate intensity?
  4. Lighting
    as the subjects reads; i'm trying to find a 24" T5 fixture with 6 bulbs. but can't seem to find one. do they exist or am i looking for something custom ? J.
  5. General Reef Discussion
    I am considering buying T5 lighting for my tank. could anyone be so kind and help me figure out which to buy. i have a 75 g FOWLR tank. i would like to get into coral's. anyone can help?
  6. General Reef Discussion
    After seeing T5's on a LFS tank tonight, I have decided this is the way I want to go. I want to be able to keep the highest light sps's on the bottom of the tank down the road. My tank is a 75gal AGA RR. Will I be ok with the 6 bulb fixture? My tank is 20" tall and 18" wide. Will the 8 bulb...
  7. La Crosse Area Reef Keepers (LARK)
    My new toy arrived today! An AquaController Jr. plus a DC8. I only have the temp probe right now, but in the future I love all the things I'll be able to do with this thing! Among the best things I've ever bought for my tank! -Joe
  8. General Reef Discussion
    about a week ago i ordered my tek light 4 bulb fixture... and its suppose to be here today , then i get a call from the place i ordered it from and he is telling me they shipped me the wrong fixture. instead of the 4 bulb they sent me the 8 bulb:eek: and i don't have to pay the difference!:nuts...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    ok i just ordered tek lighting by sunlight supply and was wondering what kind of bulbs should go with. well the first 2 i'm getting is the D-D Giesemann Powerchrome Pure Actinic 54W 48 inch T5 High Output Fluorescent Lamp and the other 2 i can't decide. its either D-D Giesemann Powerchrome...
  10. Lighting
    :banana:After much research and cost analysis I purchased an 8 bulb T5 Current USA fixture. My set-up is a 16 Y/O 75 gallon Oceanic Tank/Stand that had a 48" single standard fluorescent bulb. When reef tank build began I purchased a Coralife PC fixture. :doh: This of course was before I found...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    Im upgrading from a 55 to a 90. This is my stand now http://www.petsmart.com/product/index.jsp?productId=2752311&cp=2767036.2769120&parentPage=family&keepsr=1 It's built for a 55/75. How dumb would it be to try and fit a 90 gallon tank on there? I have about 60 pounds of rock and about 40...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    I've been doing some research ono reef tank lighting and have read on a number of sites that 6 54w T5's are equeal to a 400w MH. Is this true? what woul dbe the difference? If true why woul danyone be using MH at all? T5's would be cheaper and cooler. Can anyone confirm this? I'm would assume...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    I'm starting gathering equipment for my 40 br that is going up in 2 months. The next peice on my list is lighting. I can't decide wether to go with http://www.drsfostersmith.com/Product/Prod_Display.cfm?pcatid=12772&N=2004+113175 or a dual 175W setup w/ set of 10K and 20k XM bulbs The tank...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    my sunlight supply TEK T5 light fixture arrived today, so i had to give it a test drive ;) i think that i can start a tanning salon now :) J.
  15. General Reef Discussion
    Hello again all :nuts: Ok, I am still looking at the 72 Bowfront that is 48 x 18 x 22. If I was to go to T5 lighting, what would you suggest and how many bulbs do you think i would need? And would I be able to keep corals that require more light than PC's ? I am currently running 2 PC's 1...
  16. General Reef Discussion
    I have a 4 bulb fixture for my 75 gal from Marineland. If I want to stick with a 4 bulb fixture, is the Tek superior to Marineland because of the reflectors? I have a BTA.
  17. General Reef Discussion
    I have a 48x12x12 tank that I would like to use for coral propagation. Can I propagate sps corals without the use of mh's because of it's shallowness. I have to go out and purchase additional lighting for this tank and would like it to be as inexpensive as possible. I have a new daughter who...
  18. TCMAS
    hello,i am looking to buy some better lighting for my 55g and am thinking of getting the nova extreme T-5 lighting with lunar lights...432 watts for $400.00,i would like to grow things for moderate to high light but mainly moderate.do you think this would work?or any other suggestions for...
  19. General Reef Discussion
    Hi, I would like to upgrade my lighting. My tank is 36Lx18Wx24H. I would like to keep LPS. Most of the ones I am interested in say moderate light is required (ie. frogspawn, candy cane..). I currently have a 2x96watt PC fixture. My question is what lighting would you reccommend? I was looking...
  20. TCMAS
    I've heard that you need MH or T5 for SPS corals. Has anyone had any luck with less? I have a 2 x 96w pc fixture and I'm adding a 2 x 65w fixture to my 75g. How do I stand as far as being able to keep sps? If I added 2 HO T5's to that would I be a lot better off or do all the lights have to be...
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