Reef Breeders LED light questions

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  1. SaltyClown

    SaltyClown Sea Dragon

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    Sounds awesome! Do you think low light corals would live at the sides of the tank? Or would the 120 optics be better? And does your 75 have a plastic bar in the middle at the top?
     
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  3. tonythereefer

    tonythereefer Fire Shrimp

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    Yes I think low light corals or even nps corals would do great on the sides right now I have a candy cane on the left side of my tank that opens nice and full so I wouldn't worry about low light corals they'll be fine

    And yes I do have a plastic center brace, don't worry about a shadow the brace does not affect the light at all
     
  4. Lbannie

    Lbannie Spanish Shawl Nudibranch

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    I have the 32" as we'll. love it! One cord is so nice!! I think you'll really like the built in timer
     
  5. chealy

    chealy Spaghetti Worm

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    Keep in mind that if you go with the 32" and you have a middle brace on your tank it will cast a shadow down onto the sand/rock/coral.

    With 2 fixtures you won't have that problem with the center brace.
     
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    tonythereefer Fire Shrimp

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    just like I mentioned above I have a center brace and I don't get any shadow from it, at least not that I notice
     
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    Toallhisdoom Dragon Wrasse

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    these are the ones i have. No digital display but it has dimmer nobs on top. they work great. I have 2 over the 75 with center brace. I can put sofites any where on sand bed and they will grow. With 90* optics.
     
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  9. jborlace

    jborlace Purple Spiny Lobster

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    Do you happen to have any pics of the lights. I'm thinking about getting two of those for my 48" 55 gallon.
     
  10. Stevefromtpsfld

    Stevefromtpsfld Bristle Worm

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    I want the controllable one for my 29 gallon 30" wide. Thinking the 24" with 120 will be if e for me. Great options for the price too.
     
  11. Reef Breeders

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    You would do well with 90 degree optics, 120s would give a little light spill. Typically with 90 degree optics you can cover a 35" tank at 6" over the water.
     
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