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Old 12-18-2015
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as the title says i'm looking to retire my outdated florescent lighting in favor of a quality led set up. i would like recommendations on what brands, make, models to consider that offer a few light modes (dawn, full spectrum, overcast, dusk, moonlight) and if possible something that can do all of that over the course of the day via integrated timer.
looking forward to seeing what you fellas come up with!
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well... i guess i'll have to find my answers elsewhere.
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as the title says i'm looking to retire my outdated florescent lighting in favor of a quality led set up. i would like recommendations on what brands, make, models to consider that offer a few light modes (dawn, full spectrum, overcast, dusk, moonlight) and if possible something that can do all of that over the course of the day via integrated timer.
looking forward to seeing what you fellas come up with!
I don't have those details, but ...the Cree Technology in the AquaRay LED creates a daylight spectrum I've not seen with Coralife t5. Fluval Eco is BLUE, I mean that the blues with the daylight are very blue, as is the LED from USA Current ...those both make blue fish bluer. Fluval Sky has all of those details you mentioned.
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I don't have those details, but ...the Cree Technology in the AquaRay LED creates a daylight spectrum I've not seen with Coralife t5. Fluval Eco is BLUE, I mean that the blues with the daylight are very blue, as is the LED from USA Current ...those both make blue fish bluer. Fluval Sky has all of those details you mentioned.
thank you for taking the time to respond. i'll definitely look into your suggestions.
on another note... where is everybody on this site??
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Old 12-27-2015
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I bought beamsworks 36" LEDs on Ebay for my tanks. The tanks are very tall and the lights do just fine.
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I'm looking into purchasing a couple Elive LED pod track lighting fixtures; might interest you.
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Are you getting these from Spencer?

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Are you getting these from Spencer?
Yes. A couple buddies of mine have them and they look pretty sharp. Don't use a lot of power and a decent selection of pod replacements.

Off topic: I was drooling over those Tropheus Muzimu he has in, just can't find the space for them atm.
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thank you for taking the time to respond. i'll definitely look into your suggestions.
on another note... where is everybody on this site??
We're happy with florescent lighting maybe??
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We're happy with florescent lighting maybe??
ha! maybe!
i ended up buying a 48" current satellite plus led which should be around in the next week or so. looking forward to it.
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