Current USA orbit vs Fluval sea for Nuvo 16

Discussion in 'LED Aquarium Lighting' started by dustin0479, Dec 13, 2014.

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  1. dustin0479

    dustin0479 Peppermint Shrimp

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    Looking to upgrade my stock lights to either the 25w Fluval sea or the 24" current USA Orbit fixture. Any feedback on either?
     
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  3. Toallhisdoom

    Toallhisdoom Dragon Wrasse

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    Is this for a reef? Both lights are essentially useless for corals.
     
  4. dustin0479

    dustin0479 Peppermint Shrimp

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    Yes for a Nuvo 16. I currently have 2 of the Skkye 8w 14k LEDs running.
     
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    The current setup might support LPS in the type of tank you have, way better than fluval for sure. I would just get a full spectrum unit online and call it a day if you want led lights
     
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    dustin0479 Peppermint Shrimp

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    So far the corals look good, better than they did in the OP tank. I just wanted something that is easier to pull off and work in the tank. Figured i would use the Skkye fixtures in the frag tank
     
  7. dustin0479

    dustin0479 Peppermint Shrimp

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    Any specific light suggestions for under 275?
     
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  9. dragit

    dragit Plankton

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    I hear ok things about the orbit. As long as the tank is shallow and you're doing a softy/lps tank. Something with lower light requirements. This is what I have picked up from my reading anyway