Vho T5

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  1. Ocean

    Ocean Lazy Sea Slug

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    Does anyone know where i can get some 150+- watts VHO T5s how much and what is the best brand.
    Thanks
     
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    Mekaeel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    And what is a good brand?
     
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    Some folks use Philips with GREAT success.... VHO - not NORMAL T5's - BTW: - I don't even think you GET T5 VHO's. Only HO's.... The VHO's that I have read of, and know about, are T12's!
     
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    Yeah I'm sure you must be thinking of VHO T12's... Are you wanting actinics?
     
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    Does anyone use VHO on there tank here?
     
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    yes VHO's are T12's.think Alan uses it
     
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    Ocean Thread Starter Lazy Sea Slug

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    Ok so T8s i looked on ATI and Geissemen website both dont have.
     
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    i dont think the make t8s.go for philips in the t8 range
     
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    Ocean Thread Starter Lazy Sea Slug

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    Spoke to Aqaulity and he has for around 700 bucks, will be getting there.
     
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    Mekaeel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    what brand Jason?
     
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    Ocean Thread Starter Lazy Sea Slug

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    Damn forgot to ask him, I will phone him tonight there 39 watts in energy but has abot 100watts of light out put when compared to Mh.
     
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    wow,that is powerfull
     
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    Ocean Thread Starter Lazy Sea Slug

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    200 exta watts will do my tank some good, makes 350watts of light in my tank.
     
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    Mekaeel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    yip and you are going the SPS route,so they will be happy
     
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    Ocean Thread Starter Lazy Sea Slug

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    Ya my sps are not brown now ho will they look with the extra 200watts of light.
     
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    the more light over SPS the better they look and grow
     
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    Ocean Thread Starter Lazy Sea Slug

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    getting in 2-3 weeks(thats when i will have the $$$$$$)
    Will post pics of the hood with before and after pics.
     
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    also pics of corals before and after
     
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