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Old 02/26/2020, 05:51 PM   #1
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Led to compliment ATI t5

Been a few years since Ive had a tank. Just set up a 180g. I have the 5ft ATI fixture with 4 bulbs. What LED strip could I use in addition that fixture? Also any recommendations on t5 bulbs? Thanks


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Old 02/26/2020, 06:55 PM   #2
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What is your reasons for wanting LED additions?
As far as bulbs go do you prefer a whiter more sunlit/natural/good color rendition light or deeper water blue all the way to acid trip fluorescent


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Old 02/26/2020, 07:10 PM   #3
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Id like to get some sps going. Just trying to get some better growth


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Old 02/26/2020, 07:27 PM   #4
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Id like to get some sps going. Just trying to get some better growth
That didn't help us narrow down the choices


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Old 02/27/2020, 07:06 AM   #5
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I bought it from local saltwater store. The guy said it would definitely grow sps but very slowly so he reccomended adding a high power led strip to the side of the t5 fixture


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What are the dimensions of your tank?


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Old 02/27/2020, 09:09 AM   #7
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Old 02/27/2020, 09:52 AM   #8
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You probably should have gone with the 6 or 8 bulb fixture if you want sps. As for led additions, check out Reef Breeders, Reef Brite or Orphek. Reef Breeders gives you the option when you check out on what kind of hardware you need and ATI is one of the options. They also have 4 spectrums to choose from or you can tell them which leds you want in the light.


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Got a budget?
Is buying another t5 fixture identical to what you have out of the question/budget?


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