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  1. shaneparkins

    shaneparkins

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    My white lights seem to drown out the blue. I want more of a blue tint to tank, not the crisp white.

    Any ideas?
     
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  3. Jason

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    Go for ATI Aquablue Special
     
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    List your colours you currently have
     
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    viper357 Admin MASA Contributor

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    Take out a white tube and replace it with a blue tube?
     
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    Im running the following. All ATI, Purple Plus, Aquablue Special, True Actinic and Blue Plus
     
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    I have 5 x Aqua White and 3 x Actinic. Aquaria standard tubes. When just actinics are on the blue is very strong. Soon as you put on white it kills the blue. I even removed another white. I think may need to change brand.
     
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    Aquaria brand is Degenbao
     
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    Yes can be time to change them...
     
  10. Jason

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    How old are the tubes?
     
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    Remove the purple plus and it will take on a much more blue appearance , my corals love the purple plus globe I'm currently running one white one purple plus , one geissman (blue)and one aqua blue special.
    I start the day off with the blue lights and then @11oclock the white and purple plus come on untill 4pm
    And then I end the day off with the blue lights again.
    Of course this is very difficult wen all my timers (old mechanicle ones) keep loosing time thank to eskom:eek:
     
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    shaneparkins Thread Starter

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    Only 3 weeks
     
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    Ok change 1 to blue
     
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    LOL ATI has so many different bulbs, how would you know what combination to use?
     
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    Haha yeah i acctually went onto youtube there is a 2 part video showing there bulbs and popular combinations
     
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    Tank little milky, only running for a day when this pic was taken.

    ATI, Aquablue Special, Purple Plus, Actinic and Blue plus
     
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    Here is my tank lit with 4x54w ATI bulbs. Coral Plus, Blue Plus, Actinic and Purple Plus

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