Vertex lighting now available in S.A.

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  1. Submariner

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    We will start with the models we are using on our show tank.

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    Some info regarding this range.

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    MODELS AVAILABLE IN THE RANGE

    300 LONG 18 WATT UNIT
    600 LONG 36 WATT UNIT
    900 LONG 56 WATT UNIT
    1200 LONG 72 WATT UNIT

    Some pics of the 900 long units running on our very shown show tank.

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    Some pics of the corals under the illumilux lights

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    TSR IS CURRENTLY RUNNING A SPECIAL LAUNCH ON THESE LIGHTS.

    300 LONG UNIT (18WATTS) R1699

    600 LONG UNIT (36WATTS) R2699

    900 LONG UNIT (54WATTS) R3699

    STOCK LIMITED
     
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  3. student

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    look great submariner!

    Do you have the 1200s in stock yet?
    any idea on the price?
    Is the shop open tomorrow?, can never get to you uys during the week:(

    shot!
     
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    I think you need to start taking some of my body parts as payment. There is so many thing I want that you bring in.
     
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    How many units will light a 1m wide tank?
     
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    Two units will light a 1 meter wide tank, if you are keeping sps,clams etc i would recommend three.
     
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    That's hectic. For my 1.8m tank, I'll need 6x900 units then to replace my 8x54w powermodule. My tank is also 700 deep.
     
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    Hi Zayd

    Firstly you currently run 1200 lighting unit over a 1800 long tank.

    If you are looking for a equivalent you will only need four units.

    Please bear in mind the saving you are going to get with electricity and globe changes.

    Think about not worrying about having to go and replace globes every 8 months.
    For the next ten years.

    Long term savings will be R10,000 over a equivalent T5 unit.
     
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    I have 200mm bracing right around the top of my tank and the area below have no sps - swimming space. So maybe 2x1500 units will be better. Can also then place on the bracing.

    Do they come in 1500mm?
     
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    Also do they come with hanging kit or brackets?
     
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    here is a nice video
     
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    Hi Zayd

    They only come in max 1200 long.

    We have hanging brackets or tank brackets.

    I would go with the 900 long units mounted side by side
     
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    my tank is 1200 x 450 x 450 mixed sps and lps. how many units you think i would need?
     
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    Hi Butcherman

    I would recommend three 900 units to run a full SPS reef.

    Please come to the shop and see them running.

    We are always happy to open up for any reefers wanting to demo lighting or purchase drygoods,liverock etc
     
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    Hey sended you a pm,hope you received it.
     
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    Hi Jinx

    Pm sent

    What corals are you wanting to keep?
     
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    Hi Jinx

    Pm sent

    What corals are you wanting to keep?
     
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    I have a mixed reef system soft and hard corals
     
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    What's the diference between this and the Illumina range. I see they have a 1600 model which appears to be a wider unit.

    not keen on having 4 units across width of tank.
     
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    Zayd,

    the Illumina is a considerably more powerful unit with all the bells and whistles that count. It has an on-board computer and is completely programmable, with Moonlight, Storm-Cloud schemes, etc. Nathan can tell you the details.

    Jamie@Vertex
     
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    Morning Kolognekoral.. Thanks for the help yesterday
     
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