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Discussion in 'General Discussions and Advice' started by OCELLARIS, 8 Sep 2008.

  1. OCELLARIS

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    hi guys ive seen halogen globes of capacity 150w , 250w , 300w , 500w

    they are thin tubes of about 7cm / 8cm, could these be used in your tanks, i have a pic of it but not clear,it could give you and idea of what im speaking of...

    http://www.marineaquariumsa.com/imagehosting/104348c4cabcef787.jpg


    im also looking for the below displayed LED's , they are clear and give of either blue, white,red,yellow or green light and they are 5mm in thickness, where could i get these in durban?

    mind the thumb and index finger .... :razz: :lol:

    http://www.marineaquariumsa.com/imagehosting/104348c4c009db9fa.jpg
     
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    The kelvin rating is too low which will make your water look yellow. Your corals will grow like mad but the water will look like pee
     
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    :( so guess i would rather go with the t5 lighting
    any idea where i could get the LEDs from...
     
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    Go to a web site caled "tytan.co.za". They sell all sorts of led lighting including LED fluorescents
     
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    so would i be right in saying that this halogen type of globes are for the flood lighting units?
     
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    Yes
     
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    thank u tony:thumbup:
     
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    hi tony

    i have visited the website,but the guys are based
    in jhb:(
    but they have some good led lighting
     
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    did you ask about prices?
     
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    nope i didnt as the prices are on site with the product range
    andreas did you not come across any place that sells
    these LED's
     
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