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    the maxspect is by far a better unit, go in store and see a demo of it
    i do think you will need 2 of them, @HenkHugo can comment
     
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    cool thanx dude i already have a t5 unit with 4x 54 watt t5 bulbs but i want add a led unit with it i think then my lighting should be sufficient or at least i hope so
     
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    then go maxspect, the other unit you will need to add 2 or more
     
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    thanx for the advice
     
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    anytime :thumbup:
     
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    I vote Maxspect!
     
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    saw a maxspect in action, had to change my shorts.......:p
     
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    oky thanx guys my lighting will be a maxspect R420R 16000 160 watt and a t5 unit with 4x ati 54watt t5 bulbs i think its gonna look awesome
     
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    Here is the maxspect on my 1.2. My corals are happy[​IMG]
     
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    The only issue I see you having the spread. One unit will not be enough to give even distribution throughout the length of a 1.5m tank. But if you don't mind having some parts darker than others (it does have its own advantages) then the unit will be fine. Try the 100 degree lenses that they come with, that will give better spread.
     
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    they come with 100deg lenses?
     
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    i think the t5 would light up the darker parts of the tank if i am not mistaken
     
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    I am trying out the leds on their own.
     
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