5ft shallow tank lighting request

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by Papitto, 21 Mar 2014.

  1. Papitto

    Papitto

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    Hiya...
    Building my 1st tank and not sure of lighting yet. Please advise on most cost effective lighting for this tank build.
    1520x500x500 on 50mm square steel tube stand. Wrapped with marine plywood in a beechwood finish.
    I want to keep zoos, shrooms, star polyps... tangs, some anthias & chromis. want a copper band and a flame angel. Smaller blennies or grammas maybe.

    Price is my biggest concern now. I still need LR money;)

    I will accept used goods too :biggrin:
     
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  3. jaquesdp08

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    2 Dual T5 units will be more than sufficient but if you want look at Maxspect Razor not sure on your budget. But the odysea T5 units are farely cheap.
     
  4. irie ivan

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    Have a look at the Odyssea T5 units. Three of the 2x 54w lamps will be sufficient.
     
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