View Full Version : 14K MH (2x) to 2 AI SOL Blues Questions

11/23/2012, 05:38 PM
I just switched from two 150W 14K MH's to 2 AI SOL Blues and wondered about height off the water and intensity.

I had the MH's about 8" off the water and things were happy, I have the AI's the same distance and at 100% intensity, the light seems to be equal in terms of "brightness". However, I don't want to hurt my corals (Softies, and LPS).

Will I be OK at 100%? Seems like the MH's were as bright if not brighter.



Mark Bianco
11/23/2012, 07:35 PM
IMHO back off on the intenisty my friend. I use to have MH/T5 combo's. Leds will fool you. I have 6 AI's over a 210 gl 29" tall tank and I started off at 30% for each channel then every week I raised the another 5% Currently I run that at B, RB, 80% w 70% and have no plans on raising them any higher.

11/23/2012, 07:57 PM
Thanks Mark