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Old 06-30-2017, 03:40 PM
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Tank is looking great!
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Old 06-30-2017, 04:36 PM
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Good choice they are the only leds i would run. If you have any questions about the programming lmk I've been messing with them for a while now.
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Old 07-01-2017, 08:32 AM
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Whao!! Please do report back !

I would love to hear your findings.
Will do!

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Whoa!!! Welcome back!
I can honestly say that I never could have seen this switch coming.
I too run Radions, but my colors never looked half as good as yours did with your previous tank.
I'll be watching this closely.

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I honestly couldn't stand LED's. IMO results were terrible and the disco look was horrible, not to mention very expensive. My previous setup had a very good nutrient balance and of course the 400w radium. I had more time then, it made things easier. This physically looks good and I m seeing more growth tips in only a few days... we'll see. I received no discount on these units, they're f-ing expensive, and I will be their toughest critic.



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Sell out....LOL. Seriously Rich good luck with them. If I were to switch I would probably do Radions too just for the versatility of options , but IMO Radiums on Hamilton magnetic HQIs are hard to beat.....tagging along.

I still have my Giesemann Spectra picture on standby Mike

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Lol, Welcome to the club! I hope you enjoy the new look of your tank.
Thank you

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Looks good Rich, congratulations on the switch. Still too expensive for me to switch from MH.

Keep us posted on how it goes.
Will do Joe. Yes, it would be a very expensive leap on a tank your size.

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They pay for themselves with the savings. Especially if you need to run a chiller. I have my tank in the basement so I don't use a chiller and it still made sense to switch when I did the math. I used to run 2x250, now I run 2 radios and 2xt5 bulbs and I'm still ahead.

I never needed a chiller on any of my halide/t5 tanks, but the LED does give off way less heat, and I love the functionality. In my case I can't see it paying for itself because if I like them, I will likely upgraded to the new best model

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hey Rich,
You may wind up going back to MH's like me in the end, I kept my radions for dawn dusk and went back to 400 watt MH radiums for 6 hours of power growth and color punch.
Ahhh yes, R & R ( Radiums & Radions ) Rest & Relaxation finally!
Best of both worlds
lol, that I don't have room for


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Nice! Welcome to the Radion club. I just finished the upgrade to all G4 pros and boy it looks great. I'm running the AB PHX template which I think you might like a little better--maybe not quite as blue.
I was looking at the phx template. It looked better to me, I just figured that the AB+ might be better while corals become acclimated to the new light. I know you've been having great success with these lights, and you're one of the reasons that I made the switch.


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Lol . Dont come crying on my shoulder that your colors suks ))
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LOL you know that will be the case if they suck

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Tank is looking great!
thanks bud!

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Good choice they are the only leds i would run. If you have any questions about the programming lmk I've been messing with them for a while now.

Thanks, I might take you up on that offer. I'll tinker around with settings once I get more time. I appreciate it.
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Old 07-01-2017, 03:26 PM
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Hi rich I'll be looking to sell my G3 radion soon got a few yrs outta them call it boredom lack of success whatever just ready to try something new I never really ran a mh / t5 combo so gonna give it a shot !!

My experience with radion I love the way they look loved the blue led and the controllability was great although like you I found the program to be far from user friendly and every time I had to adjust them I was cursing and getting frustrated I'm borderline computer illiterate though
When one of my G3 crapped out recently I said enough I need something simple tried and true enough aggravation!

Good luck I've seen amazing tanks with radions and I'm sure you will have success with them


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Old 07-01-2017, 09:56 PM
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Confirmed: Rich's account was hacked. Pictures are clearly photoshopped and over saturated.
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Old 07-05-2017, 08:07 PM
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Rich if you didn't get a discount you shopped at the wrong place...

Can't believe you went dark side, or is it light side!?
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Old 07-19-2017, 12:02 PM
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Hi rich I'll be looking to sell my G3 radion soon got a few yrs outta them call it boredom lack of success whatever just ready to try something new I never really ran a mh / t5 combo so gonna give it a shot !!

My experience with radion I love the way they look loved the blue led and the controllability was great although like you I found the program to be far from user friendly and every time I had to adjust them I was cursing and getting frustrated I'm borderline computer illiterate though
When one of my G3 crapped out recently I said enough I need something simple tried and true enough aggravation!

Good luck I've seen amazing tanks with radions and I'm sure you will have success with them


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The whole time I've been avoiding LED because of lack of spread. I had a g2 over my frag talk and it was disgusting. Looked like a disco ball over the tank lol. It's still freaking expensive, but seeing the spread of the g4 gave me the courage to take a plunge with 2 fixtures over my tank. This ended up being the perfect coverage. With older led's I felt the need for 4 fixtures for complete coverage which is not feasible. We'll see, so far so good. If they end up sucking, I'll be the first one to expose any inadequacy. I don't get emotionally attached to my equipment (except for my 400w radium )


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lol. New video post coming. About a month with these lights. So far so good.

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Rich if you didn't get a discount you shopped at the wrong place...

Can't believe you went dark side, or is it light side!?
Until I saw the coverage of these fixtures, I thought all LED fixtures suck for SPS unless you stack them..... which gets very pricey. We'll see. Very happy so far.
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Old 07-19-2017, 12:06 PM
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