So what does a Kessil Sky Blue 10k LED look like?

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  1. Matt Rogers

    Matt Rogers Kingfish Staff Member

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    The Kessil Sky Blue 10k Aquarium LED lamp is closer to a 14k than the Kessil Ocean Blue 15k they say. That much we know, but pictures have been hard to find of the Sky Blue 10k over aquariums. Now that they have both been out for a bit, I have gathered a few pictures of 10k that I have found off of 3reef in case you have been curious like me. Hopefully these pictures will help. If you have a Kessil LED lamp over your tank, post a picture so we can check it out.

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    tattooedsoul87's Kessil Sky Blue 10k

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    Aquarium Specialty's Kessil Sky Blue 10k

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    Kessil Demo - Sky Blue 10k / Ocean Blue 15k


    More on Kessil:
    http://www.3reef.com/forums/led-aqu...de-company-behind-kessil-led-a150-112120.html
    http://www.3reef.com/forums/led-aquarium-lighting/kessil-a150w-led-15k-spectrum-video-116589.html
    http://www.3reef.com/forums/aquarium-specialty/kessil-a150w-10k-pendants-stock-now-121276.html
    http://www.3reef.com/forums/marine-...0000k-sky-blue-led-aquarium-light-117454.html
    http://www.3reef.com/forums/tb-aquatics/kessil-stock-119846.html
    http://www.3reef.com/forums/3reef-radar/kessil-a150w-led-close-up-110797.html
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  3. Shackman23

    Shackman23 Teardrop Maxima Clam

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    I love my 15k i saw the 10k and im looking to pick one up but i was lucky to get the 15k lights these are pretty hard to get ahold of in my area

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  4. Foreverfishy

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    Still trying to decide on what LED's I would like to get. I am liking the Blue Kessel's, how many would be recommended on a 125 (72in x 18in x 20in approx). I am thinking three but not sure. Would three suffice to grow corals?
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    Shackman23 Teardrop Maxima Clam

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    My tank is 36" and im on the fence with 2 or 3 im still adjusting them to get different coverage right now 2 is plenty but im going all sps so will i need 3? Not quite sure yet
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    Nice lighting!
  7. Matt Rogers

    Matt Rogers Kingfish Staff Member

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    Nice setup - I still am leaning toward the 15k myself - why do you want the 10k?

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  9. mikejrice

    mikejrice 3reef Affiliate

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    I believe this was the 15k. This tank is a lot bigger than it looks. It's about 3' X 3' X 3' with only one Kessil A150 to light it. Pretty amazing light!

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    Shackman23 Teardrop Maxima Clam

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    Mainly because if you look they do overlap on my tank but leave a dark spot in the center of my tank about 3 inches off the middle bridge, and i would use the 10k to replicate dawn and dusk, then id leave it on until it shuts off last at night, the goose neck mounts are really tight as well i suggest working them for 30 mins before installing they like to spring back out so they dont stay put very well
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    Shackman23 Teardrop Maxima Clam

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    But other then that very impressed with the how the perform against other leds very crisp light and my coral loves them for sure
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    Matt Rogers Kingfish Staff Member

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    Thanks for the feedback Shackman and the pic Mike.
    Post pics if you got 'em!
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    Shackman23 Teardrop Maxima Clam

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    No problem what do you think i should do im still playing around with the actual span of the units, if i do end up getting a 3rd that would be alot of light on a 36" tank imo what do you suggest i know youve had some experience with these fixtures
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  15. pink4miss

    pink4miss Panda Puffer

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    Matt, thanks for the pictures of the 10k and 15k nice to see the color difference in a tank. lights and bulbs are so hard to choose since most sites selling these and other type lights and bulbs for that matter never post pictures of the color they produce in the water.
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    shackman23, would 2 of these lights over a 48x18x21 75 gallon be enough light for LPS/sps/softies? or would I have to have more light?
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    I know this is older thread but I was still curious to know if anyone had any imput on weather or not two of these over a 75 gallon would be enough light?
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    IMO go for one every 18 x 18 - 20 x 20 area
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    lol that about works out then from front to back my tank is 18 inches all day long and teh space between teh middle brace an the side is 22 inches, and roughly 20 inches from sand bed to water line.
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  21. 1.0reef

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    I would go with three if you want sps/clams. I would need 2 on my 36 x 18 x 20 tank to achieve that.
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    lol thats the issue there is the middle brace in the way of the third