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Old 01/16/2013, 08:27 PM   #1
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Par38 LED bulbs from OCreef.com

Anyone use the PAR38 CREE LED Aquarium Lamp w/6 Blue, 4 White, 2 UV LEDs. or PAR 38 with 6 Blue, 4 White, 2 Red LEDs from Orange County Aquatics?
I just purchased one of each.

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Old 01/17/2013, 07:37 AM   #2
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I am using the first one you mentioned. I have it over a 5g with zoa's and ricodea's. Great color,corals seem to like it.




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Old 01/29/2013, 01:08 AM   #3
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Right on, How long have you had it for? I just received both within the last couple weeks. So far so good. Not growing any corals with mine yet. One is over my 55 gal on one side. The other I haven't plugged in yet. I'm planning to put them both over my 40 gal breeder once as I set it up and get the overflow box from glass holes com along with a tank for a sump. I have a 25g tall with pink xenia that split into two. I have a Innovative 8watt 10k led over it.

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Old 01/29/2013, 07:22 AM   #4
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I have been using it for about a year, it has been working good.


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Old 01/29/2013, 11:39 PM   #5
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Awesome, Did you use the mount that they sell or did you use a clip on lamp?
Do you have any anemones under the light?



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Old 01/30/2013, 07:34 AM   #6
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I am using a floor lamp for now. I have a maxi mini anemone in my tank,not sure if this lamp will keep anything more demanding, I have stuck to some easier to keep corals.


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Old 01/30/2013, 07:35 PM   #7
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I was looking to get some zoo's and maybe some soft corals.


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Old 02/13/2013, 05:37 AM   #8
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I'm thinking about ordering one or two of these bulb (ocreef PAR38 CREE dimmable 6 Royal Blue Cree LEDs, 4 Cool White Cree LEDs, and 2 UV)
Any news of you?

Autodave do you have any other pics?

It seems that yoru picture is less blue than I though it was (18.000klv for the bulb).

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Old 02/13/2013, 07:36 PM   #9
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Go with the dimmable ones, I have a Green/purple Ricordea and a small rbta(size of a nickel) both are doing really well with the dimmable led at about half power. Its on one side of my 55. The other side is a marine led double row(Which doesn't do much just light up the left side). Eventually I'm going to get three more of the dimmables for my 55 and 2 for my 40 breeder.


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Old 02/13/2013, 08:49 PM   #10
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I'm thinking about ordering one or two of these bulb (ocreef PAR38 CREE dimmable 6 Royal Blue Cree LEDs, 4 Cool White Cree LEDs, and 2 UV)
Any news of you?

Autodave do you have any other pics?

It seems that yoru picture is less blue than I though it was (18.000klv for the bulb).

Thanks
Here are some pic's I took tonite:




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Old 02/14/2013, 01:42 PM   #11
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Thanks both of you.

It really seems less blue than i think it will be.

Btw for a 10g (16x11x12") will you take one or two of the dimmable par?

Thanks guy


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Old 02/14/2013, 02:19 PM   #12
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Would 2 of these over a 24 gallon nano tank be sufficient to grow any sps corals?


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Old 02/17/2013, 08:36 PM   #13
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All I have right now is a couple of ricordea and one rbta.


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