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I was searching for Astralux 70 watt metal halide aquarium bulbs and came up with an 8,000K HQI bulb for planted tanks. I know they sell 6,500K bulbs for reef tanks, so would it be possible for me to use this 8000K bulbs and supplement with actinics?

Also, its only 20 bucks....why so much cheaper than the aquarium bulbs which are 45? Thanks.

Chad
 

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i agree. with that low of a k rating your in for some very brown coral. the price is ok, but when you look at the cost for the additional supplimental actinics you may want to change your mind.
 

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I actually already have the actinics so it might not be such a bad idea. Does anyone know anything about the Astralux brand? Thanks.

Chad
 
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