View Full Version : lighting help

03/08/2011, 05:43 PM
I want to set up a 40 gallon breeder tank, be able to grow all corals. What kind of lighting should I go with? A diy led? or just a t5 fixture?

03/08/2011, 05:46 PM
I say a sweet T5 fixture... ;) I'm in the same boat (but not for a 40 breeder), and I'm leaning towards LEDs for the eventual cost savings and look... but man are they pricey...

03/08/2011, 08:49 PM
Go with a T5 fixture. Cost you a lot less money and will do great for you.

03/08/2011, 10:28 PM
I have a 2x96w PC over my 40 breeder QT and SPS are growing but I would trade that POS for a T5 any day.

03/08/2011, 11:19 PM
T5 Hands Down!

03/08/2011, 11:44 PM
alright t5 it is, now what bulbs out of these would you choose,

6 of them

(3) Geisseman Actinic +
(3) ATI Blue Plus
(2) Geisseman Pure Actinic
(1) UVL 75/25