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Old 10-12-2011, 08:48 PM
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Question Lps t5 light combo?

Got myself a 6 bulb ati fixture. whats the best light combo for lps corals such as acans, chalices, zoas and other frogspawns, torches and rbta? looking to use ati bulbs and 1 KZ Fiji Purple...
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Old 10-13-2011, 08:47 AM
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Personally I use ATI Blue Plus, ATI Purple Plus and GE Daylight in my fixture. I keep SPS and Chalices.
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Old 10-13-2011, 09:00 AM
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Good choice zuska
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Old 10-13-2011, 10:01 AM
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I currently have

front to back

Blue Plus ATI
Aqua blue Special ATI
Blue Plus ATI
Fiji purple
Blue Plus ATI
Super actinic UVL

I really enjoy the look under actinics (blue + and Super actinic)..

hope that helps.. so no more MH..
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Old 10-13-2011, 11:56 AM
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I currently have

front to back

Blue Plus ATI
Aqua blue Special ATI
Blue Plus ATI
Fiji purple
Blue Plus ATI
Super actinic UVL

I really enjoy the look under actinics (blue + and Super actinic)..

hope that helps.. so no more MH..

lol ofcourse im still running MH on my main tank... this will be for my new 60 cube thats cycling...the cube will only be for lps and softies... My other tank will be clams and sps.
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Old 11-10-2011, 11:33 PM
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Ask jerl77. He is the master of T5.
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Old 11-11-2011, 10:01 AM
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Ask jerl77. He is the master of T5.
lol the bulbs are in the fixture already.. havent set it up yet but i found the perfect combo
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