ATI T5 lighting combinations

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  1. ziguri

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    I would go for these on a 8 bulb ATI configuration:

    1. Blue Plus
    2. Coral Plus
    3. Purple Plus
    4. True Actinic
    5. Coral Plus
    6. Blue Plus
    7. Coral Plus
    8. Blue Plus
     
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    I agree somewhat with the above post
     
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    Thanks guys, what difference would it make if i were to use the above configuration, but swapped one blue plus bulb for a Aquablue special.
     
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    You'll bring in more white in the combination, but I won't go for that bulb as it washes out the blue colours. If you want your coral colours to pop, go for that combination. Coral plus will bring in some white colours with more blue, where Aquablue special will bring in more white with some blue. If you don't like your tank to be too blue then add a Aquablue special.
     
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    Great, thanks alot
     
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    Here are a couple of videos that are really worth watching about the different ATI bulbs

     
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    Absolutely brilliant videos

    Amazing to see all the different combos and how it drastically changes the appearance of corals
     
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    Sorry for the hijack but what would the best combo be for a 4 bulb unit?
    I currently have 2 x actinic and 2 x coral plus?
     
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