tank lighting?????

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by roderigo, 11 Aug 2011.

  1. roderigo

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    hi guy what would be the best set up for my tank eg t5 or MH tank dim 1200L.45B.45h for the long run woul like to keep softies lps and sps thanx
     
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  3. Tremayn

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    You can go with either. Both are proven to work well. YOu can go for 8x T5 with good tubes or 2x 250w MH. Your tank is pretty shallow so you can also run 2 x 150w mh
     
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    Or go for 2x 150 MH, with 2-4 T5's (54w) for supplemental lighting!
     
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    bingo! :)
     
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    That would be perfect!

    Go with 2 x 150MH and 4 T5's
     
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    thanx guys was think somthing in that line thanx for the info
     
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    I find with 4 T5's you start to loose the shimmer, so I only keep 2 actinics on lol.. Depends if you like the shimmer effect
     
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