If money were no object.......

Discussion in 'LED Aquarium Lighting' started by Oldreefer, Apr 26, 2016.

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  1. Oldreefer

    Oldreefer Astrea Snail

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    Hello everyone,
    Have a mixed reef 135. Have had Razors since they came out and have been able to keep and grow just about everything but Acros. Am tired of having to buy new pads every few months as the blue diodes burn out on a regular basis. If money were no object and you were going to get all new fixtures, what would you get as optimal setup?
     
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  3. mdbostwick

    mdbostwick Vlamingii Tang

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  4. Va Reef

    Va Reef Giant Squid

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    ATI sunpower 8bulb dimable, if acros and SPS are your goal.

    For LEDs I'd have to say hydra 52 HD
     
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    DSC reef Giant Squid

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    Check out reef bright metal halide/led combo. I just saw one at reefapalooza and it barley puts out heat, absolutely amazing. 20k radiums grow the he'll out of coral. If I were going straight led then I'd go with 3 radion gen3 pros assuming your tank is 72" long.
     
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  6. Servillius

    Servillius Montipora Digitata

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    If money were no object I'd stick with my 400w Radiums. If it had to be LED, Radions.
     
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  7. Piano10

    Piano10 Aiptasia Anemone

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    If I had money Ai Prime or Radions
     
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  9. Todd_Sails

    Todd_Sails Giant Squid

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    I'd save the money and go with A chinese full spectrum, dimmable LED,

    oh wait, I already did
     
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    Piano10 Aiptasia Anemone

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    DSC reef Giant Squid

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    If money was an issue then of course go Chinese but if money is truly not a concern I'd stick with the high end fixtures.
     
  12. Oldreefer

    Oldreefer Astrea Snail

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    One of the very few ethical stands I have for myself is to not support Chinese (or other) product piracy. Probably go with Orphek.
     
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