Lighting

Discussion in 'Beginner Discussions' started by CW, 25 Dec 2010.

  1. CW

    CW

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    Hi there PPL

    Ive got myself a canopy.

    2X54w T5 white 20000k
    2x54w T5 Actinic 40000k
    8xLED moonlight

    Here is some pics.

    mary christmas to all.

    41594d158a15ca987.jpg 41594d158a3b6547b.jpg 41594d158aaf04198.jpg 41594d158b4b7ea8d.jpg Now im only wating untill the 13of jan. then im getting some hermet crabs for a start.
    Gonna feed them food that drops down to sumstrate like shrimps and so on.

    Ill keep you all posted.

    Please tell me what you think ppl.

    Oh ja, and ive also supported the sump with 2peases of wood at the bottom.

    Cw out...:thumbup:
     
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  3. Mauritius-aquarist

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    Is it the Odyssea light?
    Sounds good. they should be fine with softies but imo won't be sufficient with the high demanding sps. Keep us posted with pictures bro...
     
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    CW

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    Hi there.

    Im not sure, got it secondhand from a friend. But ill find out.
    Im gona have a fish only tank for the begining until i feel confident for coral.

    Then ill start with the softies.
    Ive just got the water on 1.025 today so atleast the water is ready for coral.

    Thanx
     
  5. viper357

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    Nice light unit, that will do the job. :)
     
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    lovely light unit and great to hear you are off on your road to a reef tank :)
     
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    Any suggestions for lighting for a 1.2m long 250L tank. Right now there are 2 T5 lights (white and blue) which I think are insufficient. I only have 13.5cm between the glass and the lid to fit something into?
     
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    CW

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    Hi there.

    Well i got myself a second hand canopy from a friend for R1300.
    They normaly go for about R1900 +- what ive seen.
    Ive got a 1200x600x600 tank. Water level is at 550.

    My light unit has 4 T5 tubes in.
    2 x White 20 000k and 2 actinics (blue) 40 000k
    It also has 8 Moonlight LED`s in the canopy.

    And so far im happy with it. Dont have anny fish in jet. Only some copepods.
    My tank is finished withe cycleing on the 13 Jan 2011. Cant wait.

    Im still a beginner with reefing.
    You cant go wrong with MASA, everybody will help you. Just ask.

    CW out
     

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