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  1. Lighting
    Hello, I'm hoping to get some suggestions or recommendations as to what type of lamps to run in my Aquaticlife T5HO Fixture. I have always replaced with Aquaticlife bulbs but they seem to be harder to find including direct. They could be phasing them out maybe? My other options are below. I...
  2. 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...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    I am currently upgrading my tank from 2x T8's to 4x T5's 24w. What are your opinions on the best configuration regarding colours and such?
  4. General classifieds
    I have a lot of different lights for sale. 2 Odyssea 36" 250W Metal Halide w/T5 and built in moonlights and cooling fans. These lights can be hung from the ceiling or placed on the tank. I have extra bulbs for these too. ($100 per lamp) 1 Odyssea 36" T5 w/moonlights, extendable legs. ($60) 1...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    I have a 12G Aquapod that my daughter brought home at Christmas. She has had it about 2 years. I'm sure she never changed the lamps. I noticed creatures don't seem as bright as in the store. I'm sure they have better lighting, but I wondered how often I should change lamps? I read some...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    I am new to the hobby and i am starting a 120gallon (48"wide x 24"tall x 24"wide) reef tank with fish. I have a custom made 6 foot long sheetmetal fixture with 3 mh lamps, 2 flourescent for actinic and 2 compact fluorescent ( 1 red for night viewing and 1 blue for moonlighting). I am going to...
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