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As the title suggests, I just bought the Current USA Orbit Marine LED light for my 75 gallon tank. I got the 48-60 inch version and my tank is 48 inches wide, so it fits perfectly over the whole thing. I love the setup and the look of it, but upon further investigation I am nervous that it will not do well on a planted tank since it is made for a SW tank.

I am a complete newbie, so I'm just looking for some words of wisdom on this. Is it really worth uninstalling, sending back, and getting a new one?
 

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Hello, personally i would send it back and get the Current USA Satellite+ Pro instead for example.

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Hello, personally i would send it back and get the Current USA Satellite+ Pro instead for example.

Michel.
Thanks for your input! I went ahead and began the return process. Hopefully I can get a better light soon. Do you reccomend the Saellite Plus Pro, or do you have other suggestions?
 

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Besides being a "color change" the plus pro is stronger in that size class..
4013 48"-60" 46.8” x 3.5” x 0.44” 60 Watts
vs
4103 48" - 60" 46.8 x 3.5 x 0.44 46 Watts

30% stronger..
For those splitting hairs.. the PUR of both probably would be about equal.. :)

But I digress...

What do you want?
Just power?
Power and control
less power
less power but control?

75gal are deep and wide...so they are a bit tricky depending on needs..

Simplist:
2x, mix or match...
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B016P96UA8/ref=twister_B01KYELCSK?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1
https://www.amazon.com/Beamswork-FS...354252&sr=8-18-spons&keywords=beamswork&psc=1
 

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Besides being a "color change" the plus pro is stronger in that size class..
4013 48"-60" 46.8” x 3.5” x 0.44” 60 Watts
vs
4103 48" - 60" 46.8 x 3.5 x 0.44 46 Watts

30% stronger..
For those splitting hairs.. the PUR of both probably would be about equal.. :)

But I digress...

What do you want?
Just power?
Power and control
less power
less power but control?

75gal are deep and wide...so they are a bit tricky depending on needs..

Simplist:
2x, mix or match...
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B016P96UA8/ref=twister_B01KYELCSK?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1
https://www.amazon.com/Beamswork-FS...354252&sr=8-18-spons&keywords=beamswork&psc=1
First question, are you recommending putting both of those lights on my tank. If not, which one is your prefernece?

Also, would you recommend these over getting a Current USA Plus PRO LED or Finnex+ 24/7?
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00QVIEP88/ref=crt_ewc_img_dp_1?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER
https://www.amazon.com/Finnex-Plant...qid=1543419818&sr=1-2&keywords=finnex+planted
 
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