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Old 01/10/2008, 12:05 PM   #1
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Question Which lights for refugium?

I'm setting up my sump and refugium. I'll buy a clap lamp for my refugium light, however I'm not sure what kind of bulb I need.
Any ideas? or is there a better option other than a clap lamp?


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Old 01/10/2008, 12:12 PM   #2
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That is what i use. If you want to try fluorescent light i would go with something in the 6700k range for growing algae


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Old 01/10/2008, 12:46 PM   #3
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Check out: http://www.melevsreef.com/fuge_bulb.html


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Old 01/10/2008, 12:53 PM   #4
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I used the 50/50 coralife bulb from petco it screws in to one of those clamp on light things you get at home depot


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Old 01/10/2008, 08:54 PM   #5
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Thanks a lot for your replies and recommendations I now have an idea of what to look for.


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Old 01/11/2008, 07:12 AM   #6
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ive been using the loa 9265 for 4 yrs, my chaeto is out of control, will be getting rid of some soon http://www.yinyanghome.com/Products/LOA/9266c.html


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Old 01/11/2008, 09:55 AM   #7
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does simply using a clip on light from HD with the 50/50 bulb work...i tried it and all my chaeto disappeared and i def have NOs so that wasnt my prob..lol


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Old 01/11/2008, 10:12 AM   #8
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I second this suggestion, it has worked wonders for my refugium.


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