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  1. General Reef Discussion
    So, let's talk about t5s. I have a 75g reef tank and I would like to upgrade my current orbit lighting to something better. I cant afford to do echotech radions, and I wasn't to happy with the other leds on the market, so I decided to go with the next best option... T5s. I have an sps and lps...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    hey there as some of you may know i am doing a complete over haul of my 180 gal reef tank and i have started looking into getting less because the ati powers 8 bulb fixture just draws way to much energy and produces way to much heat for my room i already have 2 kessils a360we fixtures and 1...
  3. Marine Depot
    All I want for Fishmas #6: ATI T5HO Bulbs + Euroquatics E5 Lamps Welcome to the 6th episode of Marine Depot’s All I want for Fishmas video series! Find out why ATI T5 bulbs are our most popular + get your FIRST LOOK at Euroquatics E5 Retrofit LED Lamps! > Shop T5 Lighting > Check out...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    Finally have the money to pull the trigger on a new lighting unit and I am looking at the 60" ATI Powermodule for a 210g tank. Will be mostly LPS (specifically Euphyllia), but want some SPS mixed in and my wife will kill me if I don't have some Zoos mixed in. This module has 4 LED clusters and...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    OK, here goes...first off, I am probably the most mechanically challenged person on this site, so anything DIY is out of the question. I don't have the knowledge, and don't have the time to learn it, nor to do it. I'd also be afraid of screwing it up and that wouldn't be fair to my tank's...
  6. Lighting
    Hello. I am putting up a new 90 gallon reef tank with a canopy and was wondering if anyone was using the 6 bulb t5 HO aquatic life fixture with a canopy and if so are there any issues that can't be overcome.
  7. General Reef Discussion
    I am looking to cut down the long term cost of my tank and want to switch from my quad bulb t5 light fixture to a LED setup. I dont have the money to get some radions, but want something similar as far as controllability. I dont want to have just an on off switch were the lights are what they...
  8. Marine Depot
    T5HO: Proven Lighting For Your Reef Aquarium
  9. Marine Depot
    10% off T5 and Metal Halide Lights, Bulbs & Ballasts ends tonight @ midnight! Coupon: NEWYEARLIGHTS Marine Depot
  10. Marine Depot
    72 HOUR SALE! 10% off T5 and Metal Halide Lights, Bulbs & Ballasts Coupon: NEWYEARLIGHTS Marine Depot
  11. General Reef Discussion
    What would be a good fixture for a 125 gallon tank? I plan to build my own canopy so I can retrofit the fixtures! I want to keep it T5 and or MH. What are some good brand fixtures? I also plan to keep mostly softies and LPS. Any advice would be great!
  12. Marine Depot
    Joe received a lot of requests for more info on his DIY hood after writing about his T5/LED "ultimate lighting system." Joe's back today with a follow-up post to detail just how he went about building his LED and T5 Hybrid. Hit the blog for photos and details: My DIY Hood for T5 & Radion LED...
  13. 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
  14. Lighting
    I am getting ready to replace the bulbs on my t5 4bulb fixture. I currently have 1x aquablue+ 1x actinic white 1x true actinic 1x super actinic corals are trumpet, zoas, anthelia, various button polyps, star polyps, Ricordea Mushrooms, regular mushrooms, frogspawn, montipora, green polyp...
  15. 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!
  16. General Reef Discussion
    I have a T5 lighting structure. 1 blue 1 white. I was curious what each lighting is for specifically? Also I want to know if it is okay to leave the blue light on at night as a nightlight? Would that be bad for the fish and corals?
  17. Lighting
    Hey guys so I recently purchased the odyssea t5 24wx4 for my fish tank and I was wondering if anyone could help me put a schedule so I could out the different types of lighting such as the ati ice the moonlight and the daylight at what time? I also plan to change the bulbs to ati bulbs later on...
  18. Lighting
    Hey i have two 48 '' 54w http://www.aquacon.com/T5Lighting_DeepBlueSolarMaxHO.html systems and my daytime bulbs went out. Should i replace them with a http://www.saltwatertogo.com/aquaticlife-48-inch-54w-t5-ho-10k-lamp.html or i saw these here that claim to put out 15k lighting, is this a better...
  19. General Reef Discussion
    Hi, Ive got a 4 lamp t5 fixture with 2 actnic's and 2 10,000 watt day light lamps. moon lights as well but i don't think they really matter for the sake of my question. My question is how do i determine how much light i am getting at different lvl's in the tank. i have eggcrate diffuser on...
  20. Lighting
    I have a new 10g setup that I am putting together and I plan on having a small coral population with maybe 2 fish. I have an Odyssea T5 light fixture that has: 2x 18W T5 HO lamps 12000K 2x 18W T5 HO lamps Actinic Blue & 4x BLUE MOON LEDs Now I've ordered a timer to control the lights but...
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