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Old 07/27/2021, 10:20 AM   #1
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Which light

Hello reefers it's been a long time. I have a tank it's 21" deep. I plan on just keeping LPS like an anenome. Will any of these lights work and which would you choose


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Old 07/27/2021, 06:22 PM   #2
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This site dead? Years ago I would have had like 15 replies and not single one in a day and my post is still the top post?


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Old 07/28/2021, 12:03 AM   #3
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Look at SB Reef Lights, one of sBox Pro 32" Timer light would be pefect for your tank.


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Old 07/28/2021, 07:26 AM   #4
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This site dead? Years ago I would have had like 15 replies and not single one in a day and my post is still the top post?
All the forums I'm on have seen a humongous drop starting about 3-4 years ago. It's sad as it's much easier to search for information or find what someone said years ago than the social media sites.

Reffering to your op, the T5 fixttures likely don't have a spectrum close to what you'll want in a reef tank so you'll probably have to swap out the bulbs if you choose them. The cheap chinese black box will work but I've found the lenses they use can't satnd up to the UV and far blue LEDs and will brown in 3-5 years so expect to have to replace it then. I've also had probems with cheap programable chinese black box using wifi become unpredictable after a couple years

The best light I've seen long term are Kessils. They're lenses don't brown after years of use (I think they're glass) and they have a good spectrum a lot of corals will do well under.


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Old 07/29/2021, 03:43 PM   #5
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I have kessil a360w's, AI Sol Blues, and radion XR30 G4 pros. They are all great imo. One thing that has not changed is "you get what you pay for" The AI's are 6+ years and going strong, the kessils about 5, and the radions about 2 1/2. All are working as expected


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