ATI Purple Plus with comparison pic

Discussion in 'Reef Lighting' started by 2in10, Aug 21, 2010.

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  1. blackraven1425

    blackraven1425 Giant Squid

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    Dang, you must have a great eye for color. Those two look identical to me.
     
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  3. 2in10

    2in10 Super Moderator Staff Member

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    She is right, it might have something to do with the age of the bulb. The Fiji has about 7 months use and the bulbs spectrum shifts to the red with age.
     
  4. blackraven1425

    blackraven1425 Giant Squid

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    Man, I even used paint to put the bulbs next to each other so there's no black area between them (it prevents you from seeing the bulbs as being the same color, a well-known optical illusion), and I still can't see a difference.
     
  5. SkyFire

    SkyFire Clown Trigger

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    Thanks and I'm an artistic person and when sewing often have to match from memory thank god I'm usually right or I'd be spending a lot of money or doing a lot of returns ;D
     
  6. 2in10

    2in10 Super Moderator Staff Member

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    OK here it is
    Bulb order is front to back
    ATI Blue Plus
    ATI Purple Plus
    UVL AquaSun
    ATI Blue Plus
    UVL Actinic White
    ATI Blue Plus
    [​IMG]
     
  7. 2in10

    2in10 Super Moderator Staff Member

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    I see it barely and the small difference between the UVL's. The color difference is more obvious in person.
     
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  9. Reeron

    Reeron Blue Ringed Angel

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    I used photo editing software to overlay part of the bulb over the other one. Impossible to tell where one starts and the other ends. Must be some special monitor.
     
  10. YellowBelly

    YellowBelly Corkscrew Tentacle Anemone

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    Thanks for the comparison shot
     
  11. MyBoyGus

    MyBoyGus Flamingo Tongue

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    Sorry, I have to give props to Aqua Cave for bulb price, shipping price and the quality of the packaging of the bulbs. Bought from them twice. Almost nothing could damage the bulbs. I have no idea how they could spend as much as they do to package, and only charge $5!:eek:
     
  12. ali1

    ali1 Skunk Shrimp

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    Purchased from reefgeeks and likewise about the shipping. It was braced really well from the corners of the lamps and the middle regions of the lamps.