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  1. Lighting
    Ok, so i just recently built a new lighting system for my 10gal nano tank. I basically made a new hood and inside the hood i have a 50/50 compact flourecent coral life, and four red and blue clustered Infinity LED Nasa Inspired grow bulbs. One of the bulbs is spotlighting my zoas (since i have...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    there was a loud staticy, buzzing pop and the florecsents died. I turned off the ballast un plugged it and trired again the fans came on, the moonligh came on but the compact florescent did not. It is on a JBJ 12 I have run out of ideas. I opened the ballast everuthing looks fine in there but I...
  3. LPS Coral Forum
    This is a long and thurough post, sorry. I reciently broght home some Candy Cane frags from a 100gal reef tank I maintain at work. They are very happy in that tank, big/thick/fat, with sweeper tenticles easily visable around the circumference of the green inner disc. But the ones in my tank...
  4. La Crosse Area Reef Keepers (LARK)
    Just throwing this out there. I am looking for a twin tube 48" CF light. If anyone has one let me know please.
  5. General Reef Discussion
    Hello everyone, I just wanted to get everyones input as to what I should do when I get my new light fixture. I am going from a 260 watt compact fluorescent unit to a 760 watt Metal Halides with compact fluorescent unit. I do have mushrooms a bubble tipped anemone, button polyps and an giant...
  6. Lighting
    What color would a 460 nm compact flourescent have? I am looking for more of a blue color. What rating compact should I get?
  7. General Reef Discussion
    I have a 55 gallon long that I am currently running 2 x 65 watt compact florescent 50/50. I was at my dad's house and noticed he has an old light setup with 2 x 30 watt florescent tube bulbs, one is a blue marine glo and the other is a white power glo. Would this be an improvement to my current...
  8. DIY Forum
    I have a slight problem. My Odyssea's CF ballast blew and I couldn't find an exact replica so after quite a bit of searching I came across the ARO MR-192 which seemed to be the best replacement. Now I'm at a standing point cause the original ballast had 3 wires going out to 2 CF's in a parallel...
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