Help ATI T5 selection

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by LCornelius, 22 Jan 2013.

  1. LCornelius

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    Hi all,

    Want to replace my 5 x 54w T5 tubes.

    I have 2 x 250w MH lights, so don't need aditional "white"

    I was thinking of the following:

    1 x ATI Purple Plus
    2 x True Actinic
    2 x Blue Plus

    What do you think?
     
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  3. irie ivan

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    I stand corrected, but the true actinic is discontinued, replaced with the actinic... Or was it another brand that had the true actinic....
    I wiuld go with 2 x blue plus and 2x actinic. The purple plus does give quite a bit of yellow red light, would rather go for the coral plus ad a 5th if your mh are below 14 000kelvin.
    The cor plus will still pop your reds and pinks..
     
  4. LCornelius

    LCornelius Thread Starter Moderator

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    You are correct, the true actinic was replaced by actinic! Thanks for pointing that out!

    I was also a bit worried about the purple plus.

    So far the plan is:

    1 x coral plus
    2 x Actinic
    2 x Blue plus
     
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    Take a trip to perky, he has all the colors running on his tank. Much easier to make a decision when you've seen the actual lights on a tank.
     
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    LCornelius Thread Starter Moderator

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    Cool, Im heading down to David on Saturday to buy from him :thumbup:
     
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    Damm , im late to answer again - see you Saturday Lean - can chop and change a set so that you can see the difference :)

    Seen that EVERYBODY will be at the braai tomorrow , I might not let you leave lol :p
     
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    Tomorrow, someone's living in the future again?:tt2:
    You'll be seeing me on Saturday as well as the two subs in the boot...:whistling:
     
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    Great thanks David, see you Saturday morning!
     
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    Better than living in the past lol...:p
     
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