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Old 06-06-2008, 09:14 PM   #11
 
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Cody, it's not about wpg, but lumens and K rating. Watts will just help you determine that amount of electricity used to light the lamps.
Correct. Most of the time reefs need either need T5O or MH. If the tank it over 24" deep, MH's are a must with reefs.
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Old 06-06-2008, 10:13 PM   #12
 
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Cody, it's not about wpg, but lumens and K rating. Watts will just help you determine that amount of electricity used to light the lamps.
Correct. Most of the time reefs need either need T5O or MH. If the tank it over 24" deep, MH's are a must with reefs.
Could you point to some MH lighting? thanks
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Old 06-06-2008, 10:17 PM   #13
 
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Cody, it's not about wpg, but lumens and K rating. Watts will just help you determine that amount of electricity used to light the lamps.
Correct. Most of the time reefs need either need T5O or MH. If the tank it over 24" deep, MH's are a must with reefs.
Could you point to some MH lighting? thanks
The light that Cody posted above is a MH (The SunPod). I'd get that.
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