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Old 03-18-2012, 04:50 AM   #1
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I'm looking for some guidance in lighting for a 94"long X 40"wide X 35"tall planted tank. substrate is flourite capped w/ pfs. co2 by ph controller. I can hang the lights as high as 20" above the tank. I was thinking three 400w mh hqi pendants? Also, I'm looking at the lumitek vrs the coralvue ballast?
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Old 03-18-2012, 05:19 AM   #2
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Check out the new kessil amazon sun. Easily replaces metal halides at the same cost and much less on your energy bill.
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It says they're equal to 150w....will that be strong enough, given the size and depth of my tank?
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