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Old 05/28/2020, 02:56 PM   #1
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Checking Par?

I am about to rent a par meter but when do you actually test the par readings? At when the light is at it's highest setting? I have a Hydra 26 by the way thanks


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Old 05/28/2020, 04:29 PM   #2
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Par @ high settings is were you want to check it.
You can check it anytime really just to see where you are though.


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Old 05/28/2020, 11:53 PM   #3
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What is the difference between Mq-510 and MQ-210 par meters?


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Old 05/29/2020, 02:54 AM   #4
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What is the difference between Mq-510 and MQ-210 par meters?
The MQ-510 is full spectrum and has a spectral range of 389-692nm where as the the MQ-210 spectral range is only 410-655nm.

The MQ-510 works better for measuring PAR under LED's

Read about the differences here.

Full Spectrum: https://www.apogeeinstruments.com/fu...uantum-sensor/

Original: https://www.apogeeinstruments.com/or...uantum-sensor/


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Where did you rent the meter from?


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Where did you rent the meter from?
BRS rents them.

https://www.bulkreefsupply.com/7-day...er-apogee.html


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Old 06/09/2020, 04:41 AM   #7
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Oh cool! Good to know.


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Does high lighting bother fish at all?


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Old 06/11/2020, 04:24 AM   #9
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Does high lighting bother fish at all?
I'm running (2) 250w DE MH with (4) 54w T5's over a 120.

My fish don't seem to mind.


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