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  1. Palmetto Marine Aquarium Club
    well after putting MH on the 29 and seeing how much I like it.. i'm thinking i am going to convert the 75 over th MH from T5... I'm thinking 2X250 MH with XM 20K bulbs with no actinics. Sooo. if anyone is interested in a 4X54 T5 Retro I may be willing to swap for a 2X250 MH fixture...I am...
  2. Northeast Florida Marine Aquarium Society
    Where is a good place to get replacemnet bulbs online or locally? I am in need of 250w MH and some 72" VHO's.
  3. General classifieds
    I have some brand new URI UL 54 watt t-5 bulbs.. Here is what I have in the URI 54watt t-5 bulbs and they are 17 ea. 2 - Actinic White 12k 1 - Super Actinic 1 - GE 6,500k day light (great for growth) $11.00 2 - 36" URI UL Super Actinic VHO bulbs 17ea. Please let me know if you have any...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    time for some new lights, should I go with the good ole 10k's or should I bump up the spectrum a bit, would like it to look better vs better growth.
  5. General Reef Discussion
    Hello Everyone, I got an open brain for my birthday on Sunday. I have him placed directly on the sand in a slightly shaded, low flow area. When I originally got him in the tank he was all nicely puffed up but now he is just all shrunken down to the skeleton and has been that way for a few...
  6. 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...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    I HAVE A 15K-xm NOW.i know a 10k will make my tank look a lil yellow but.its a known fact that the lower the k, the faster the growth in your tank:read: ..im sure by the time i need another bulb ill have some more growth, then go back to the 15k..anyone think thats a good idea?...by the way ,i...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    Ok I am finally going to make a hood for my tank. I got a 36" icecap t-5 retro with uri super actinic bulbs and a hqi 150 watt 10k metal halide. My question is can I put all of this in an enclosed box with a plexiglass bottom and a couple of the icecap fans for air flow. Will this work? And what...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    I think im going to change my MH to 10k(xm has the best part right?) and add some actinics. I currently have 2x175 over a 75. what would be the most cost effective way to add some in there, I really have no experience with them. also, its in a wood canopy and i think im going to be making a...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    Ok, last night momma gave me permission to upgrade from 2x 96w PC to MH. :D I'm thinking either 2x 175w or 250w. I only hava a 75g. Also I an going to get a retro/combo with either PC or T5 atinics. What are your opinions....175w or 250w? , PC or T5, bulb type 10,000k/14,000k or 20,000k?
  11. General Reef Discussion
    HAHA not coral just my new 46 Bow front:thumbup: :nuts:
  12. Lighting
    Im getting new lighting soon....Ive been told yo get the 400 watt...Im planning on a full blow sps very soon...here are the specs...also I have a 210 aga 3 – PFO400 Ballast - 3 – Mogul Socket w/cord - 2 – PFO 36” Reflector - 3 – Hamilton 400w 10k Lamp - 1 – PFO 72” VHO Retrofit Kit - 2 –...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    My 180 sps tank has been setup for about 8 months now. After staring into it for about 45 minutes this evening, a question occurred to me. I am wondering if I am getting the best PAR and spectrum I can out of my MH's. I am running 3 250W MH's. The center bulb is a 14K and the two flanking...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    Hi all, I just finished my canopy that houses 2 x 250w 14k Hamiltons. I love the look of the bulbs, but I don't have any corals in the tank, minus a brown toadstool leather, so I don't have any color in there to see how the corals look w/o actinic lighting. I want to put actinics in my...
  15. General Reef Discussion
    So here is what I have so far: 1 50 Gallon All-Glass Aquarium (not reef ready) 1 pine stand and canopy by All Glass 3 95 watt VHO (2 URI Aquasun 10000K, 1 URI Super Actinic) 1 Icecap 430 ballast to drive them 1 AquaC Urchin protein Skimmer 1 20 Gal long All Glass Aquarium for a Sump 1 Mag Drive...
  16. Classifieds - TCMAS Members Only
    T5 ballast for 2 by 54 watt bulbs. Universal Electric with push-in wire connect.... $ 45 2 $ 90 T-5 Parabolic Reflector. 44.49-inches long. Includes bulb mounting clips..... $ 15 4 $ 60 IceCap brand water-tight single endcaps for any brand of T-5 bi-pin fluorescent .... $ 10.0 4 $ 40...
  17. SPS Coral Forum
    How long to leave lights on vho atinic and the halides 15k?
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