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Old 01/10/2006, 01:16 PM
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Metal Halides - yellow

I've just brought new lights,Aqua OneMg-1200.
(http://www.aquariumproducts.com.au/prod1082.htm)

The corals love the light but my tank is giving off a yellowish light. How do cut out this yellow colour?


Thanks


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Old 01/10/2006, 01:21 PM
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About your only option would be to add more actinics or replace the halides with a higher kelvin bulb.

Some burnin time might whiten them up as well.
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Old 01/10/2006, 01:22 PM
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About your only option would be to add more actinics or replace the halides with a higher kelvin bulb.

Some burnin time might whiten them up as well.
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Old 01/10/2006, 01:22 PM
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About your only option would be to add more actinics or replace the halides with a higher kelvin bulb.

Some burnin time might whiten them up as well.
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Old 01/10/2006, 01:26 PM
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I agree with thrlride...

I agree with thrlride...

I agree with thrlride...



Also you might try running a filter sock or canister filter to get the water crystal clear. That might help a little.
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Old 01/10/2006, 01:31 PM
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WOW, it was so important I had to say it three times! LOL

Sorry about that.
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Old 01/10/2006, 07:39 PM
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let em burn for a while theyll lighten up
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Old 01/11/2006, 01:46 PM
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Thanks fellas.

Thanks fellas.

Thanks fellas.


I've only had them for 2 weeks , so we'll see if they whiten up.


thanks again chaps , good day to you all


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Old 01/11/2006, 02:01 PM
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Definatley, I did both XM and Pheonix bulbs and the XM whiten up after about a month and the Pheonix lost some blue after about 3 weeks.
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Old 01/11/2006, 03:04 PM
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You could remove your 10,000s and go with 14,000s.
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Old 01/11/2006, 03:53 PM
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The haildes require a burn time of about 100 hours use before they break in. But I know certain bulb companys that sell the 10,000 K will burn more yellow than others. I am not familiar with that halide bulb.
 

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