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jillire 12-30-2012 11:50 PM

What do DS, DB and BB mean?
 
Im looking at purchasing a FInnex Ray II 24" fixture for my tank but Im not sure what the DB, DS and BB mean. Can someone help me out?

Thanks,
Jill

jbrady33 01-02-2013 11:52 AM

DD is what you want for freshwater (2 rows of 'daylight' white) The others are usually used for saltwater as they have high intensity actinic blue added.

jbrady33 01-02-2013 11:55 AM

also - are you injecting Co2? how big is your tank?
The Ray2 is very powerful, have you also seen the Fugeray? Looks the same, but cheaper and lower power.

Lowe 01-03-2013 02:50 PM

DS - 7000k / 7000k
DD - 7000k/ 10000k
DB - 10000k / Actinic
BB - Actinic / Actinic

jbrady33 01-03-2013 03:01 PM

Whoops! I was off a little, I guess DS or DD would be good, DS would give "richer" colors, DD would be brighter, crisp white. I would suggest the DS

jillire 01-04-2013 05:52 AM

Thanks for the help. I have a 26 gallon bowfront that is 21" high. No CO2. Should I look at the Fugeray?

mitchfish9 01-04-2013 04:36 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by jillire (Post 2149665)
Thanks for the help. I have a 26 gallon bowfront that is 21" high. No CO2. Should I look at the Fugeray?

Fugeray is actually too low since 26 bowfronts are almost 22 inches high. I would go for the rayII to have more plant options. I was going to upgrade to ray II, but now I decided just to upgrade the tank lol

jillire 01-05-2013 07:17 PM

OK, thanks. Ive pretty much decided on the RayII now to decide on DS or DD.


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