Thoughts on boyu HQL-36 lights

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  1. vleis

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    A question from a novice: I am busy planning a new tank. 1.5 x .6 x .6 what are your thoughts on the Boyu HQL-36 for this tank
     
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    Far too small, if it is this light, it is only 90cm long so you will have 60cm of your tank without light. For a 1.5m tank I would recommend either 3 MH's or a few 80w T5's. It also depends on what you want to keep in the tank with regards to corals.

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    You would need to look at something like this - the Boyu HQI-60 which is 1.5m long.

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    Thanks for the info Viper. This was recomended by a guy that was going to build my tank. Just go to show that not even experienced tank builders always get it right.
     
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