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What fixture to choose? What r u using

Discussion in 'General Plant Topics' started by devocole, Mar 18, 2008.

  1. devocole

    devocole Junior Poster

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    HI guys. I've been spending way too much time trying to find the best T5 3foot 150-250watt set up for my soon to be made 50 gallon. I was originally excited about the nova but heard about the loud fans. Then researched orbit, Tek, etc and just don't know what to choose. I want to do it right the first time and am willing to pay to get it right. Please send me your advice. Thanks
    Devon
     
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    creighton Guru Class Expert

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    Check Fishneedit on Ebay. He has good stuff for super cheap.
     
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    250 watts of T5 light for a 50 gallon tank is, to put it mildly, too much light. I don't know any benefit to using that much light. Even 150 watts, using T5 bulbs, each with its own reflector, is more than is useful. So, I suggest changing your search to a goal of the best 90 to 120 watt T5 fixture.
     
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