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Old 11/16/2020, 06:49 PM   #1
uny2bld
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180 display with a 300 gal pond/refug build

I was just gifted a 180 and plan to put cali overflows going to a pond in the basement. I'm planning on a reef build with a good mix of flora and fauna but I've been out of the hobby for a long time and I'm concerned with lighting to start. I remember really liking Rapid Led but I wasn't impressed with what I saw looking at their site just now.

Can anyone recommend a higher-end light for a 2'x2'x6' 180 reef tank please?


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Old 11/17/2020, 09:55 AM   #2
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Kessels, I prefer them as they use glass lenses. Polycarbonate lenses can discolor over time when exposed to short wavelength blue and UV frequencies


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Old 11/17/2020, 10:39 AM   #3
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Radions are one of the best out there.
Check You Tube--BRSTV Lighting review of about 30 or so LED lights.


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Old 11/17/2020, 12:03 PM   #4
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I am using two Kessil AP700 over the same size tank. They are pretty good and at 50 - 60% intensity seems to be enough for sps.


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