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Old 05-27-2016, 09:09 PM
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Reef Brite Tech LED vs Reef Brite UVA LED color comparison

Been using a 36" Reef Brite Tech LED strip for a number of years now. Recently i saw a new UVA strip on the market from Reef Brite so decided to buy it see what the color difference is. I just received the 36" Reef Brite UVA LED strip today and to my eyes the light is not as intense as the Tech which is more blue in color. The UVA has a purple (actinic) overtone. Both of these strip lights run on 30 watts of electricity. I'll put some comparison pics shortly and you be the judge.

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Old 05-27-2016, 09:11 PM
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Pic of the same group of corals under the UVA strip:
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Old 05-27-2016, 09:12 PM
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Tyree Pink Lemonade acro under the Tech strip:
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Old 05-27-2016, 09:13 PM
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Old 05-27-2016, 09:16 PM
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One more pic of a neon green lepto under the Reef Brite Tech:
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Old 05-27-2016, 09:17 PM
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Last pic of the same coral under the UVA strip:
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Old 06-01-2016, 07:52 PM
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Forgot to mention that photos were taken with a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 phone. No adjustments were made. What is stunning is how some of the corals really popped under the UVA strip. If the coral was a neon green color there was really no changes that I could visually see.
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Did reefbrite stop making UVA strips?
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