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From a little reading I have formulated a plan using this old fixture I modded with LEDs for my reef tank.

I replaced the moon light panels with 8 RBs, 2 CW and 2 NW on each side for the reef setup.
The plan is to replace 4 RBs with WWs omit the 150 MH and update the 2 T5 bulbs.
Emitters are XPGs driven by adjustable meanwells
How does this look to you guys?
Any T5 bulbs suggestions would be great or Emitter ratio issues?
 

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I did not make that clear did I.
I'm converting my reef to a planted tank.
I'm sure I will have to run the LEDs at 40% or less to get my PAR down.
 

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Tank dimensions are 24x24x20 in height, Light level would be medium to high with 2 T5s and 2 separate LED units containing 4 WWs, 2 CWs, 2 NWs and 4 RB XPG each. Fixture is 24" wide.
 

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Those T5HO reflectors look like they are Hagen Glo reflectors. If they are similar to those, I think the T5HO lights will give you around 20 micromols of PAR. I have no idea how much PAR you will get from the LEDs, but I doubt you will have more than medium light with everything turned on.

If you can afford it, why not remove the T5 lights, and use LEDs only?
 

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The plan is to use LEDs and T5 only. My worries are spectrum. Which T5 would work well with LEDs.

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