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  1. Marine Depot
    ATI SunPower: PAR Values, Color Combos, and LED Comparison Watch and win an ATI SunPower T5HO Light + Bulbs—a $672.89 value!
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Just had a quick question for anybody that may know or may have had similar issues using a metal halide fixture. I have a 400w icecap fixture and ballast, the ballast and fixture are new, they've been sitting for quite a long time but have never been used. I ordered a brand new Plusrite 2408...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    For those heavy metal users... Coralvue has $15 SE Metal Halide Bulbs and $20 DE Bulbs. I think the bigger bulbs are $36/ They have sold out on a few colors, but have a lot left. I stocked up and have placed an order for pver 5 years of bulbs. :thumbup: If you make bulb replacement $15ea...
  4. Reefing Equipment
    Hello everyone! I am working on replacing all of my T5 light bulbs. I have replaced one already with a Actinic coral bulb. I don't know if they make a difference or not, but I thought I'd give it a try. Anyway, I have 3 more bulbs to replace and I'm finding conflicting views on which bulbs are...
  5. Lighting
    I have been reading the forum for weeks - scanning everything about lighting, types of tanks, depths, cover or no cover, white sand black sand, and everything in between trying to get an idea of what lighting I need and what I can add on to what I currently have. This chart here is such a great...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    I am noticing that some of my corals arent growing or not showing like they did at the LFS. (Kenya tree and Colt coral) I am thinking about replacing my bulbs cause its been 8-10 months now. I have a 4 bulb 48" T5 setup. Can anyone show me what are good coral bulbs for my T5 fixture? Would...
  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 classifieds
    ATI 36" 6x39W SunpowerFixture - $400 shipped ------ Costs $470 new and 6 bulbs at $20 ea. Total: $590 Total Savings: $190 is in excellent condition. Purchased on Sep 25, 2014. I had a manufacturer issue with a ballast and it has been taken care so the fixture is 100%. I am selling this...
  9. 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!
  10. 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...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    Hey guys. I'm fairly new to the whole lighting scene and thought I'd ask for some help before I placed an order to replace my 4x T5 HO bulbs. After having done a little bit of research around the site about what others have used for their 4x bulb combo, I think I have a general idea about what...
  12. Lighting
    So I have a 6 bulb fixture over my 90 gallon. I want a color that is more blue than white, but can support good growth as well. I want a color that will make my corals pop as well as letting the fish have a nice bright color. Maybe also let it seem bright to the eye. Do you think this bulb...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    Just bought new lights for my 6 bulb t5 setup... Went with 4 Actinic, 1 Pink & one Blue/white. Wanted a little more "pop" from especially my painted frogspawn. Does anyone recommend maybe swapping out an Actinic or for a Fiji Purple. Any recommendations would be great!
  14. Lighting
    Hey everyone, Im wondering what the best 4 bulb combination would be for my soon to be reef tank. I have heard that ati makes good bulbs I would like to know what would be the best combo of them or any other brand of bulbs. Also I would like to know what range of corals I could have with...
  15. Lighting
    I have a 30" Current Sundial T5 4 bulb light fixture on my tank. A friend was tearing down his tank and gave me the light. It was used for around 5 or 6 months. The actinic and lunar lights worked, but the whites did not. After the first couple days of use out of the blue the actinic lamps...
  16. General Reef Discussion
    I just bought 4 new ATI bulbs to replace my stock bulbs. The stock bulbs were two actinic that came on in the morning at the back row. Then around noon two 10000k daylights came on to join the actinics. The tank was almost too dark for me in the morning and really was never impressed all that...
  17. Lighting
    Hello everyone. Let me start off by saying that I am building my own aquarium canopy. Within the canopy there will be 8x54watt T5HO bulbs (4-dual bulb fixtures). First off what would people recommend for bulbs? I would like to keep most corals if possible. Next, each dual fixture will be...
  18. Lighting
    I currently have a solarmax ho T5 54x2 setup with a 10000k daylight bulb, an actonic 03 and 8 moonlight leds. I have about 50 lbs of live rock, a purple tip cody and about 8 fish. The guy at my lfs told me I should replace one of the bulbs with a Zoo Med 10000k ocean sun bulb to hepl produce...
  19. Lighting
    when i change bulbs in my wave point t5 what would be a good combanation of different bulbs. it come with 2 blue and 2 whites. i want to try different. any suggestions?
  20. Lighting
    I currently have two T5 Deep Blue SolarMax HO 108 watt 48" fixtures over my 55G tank, and I am wishing to upgrade the four bulbs over my tank to best help my corals grow and bring out the most colors. I have two Deep Blue Daylight (10KK) bulbs in one fixture, one pink Wave Point "Red Wave" bulb...
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