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Old 11/09/2017, 10:21 AM   #1
cincyjim
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Which would you choose?

My current fixture is a 4' 6-bulb 54w T5 light that sits 12" off the water on a tank that is 60x24x24 . The fixture is getting old and is beginning to not be as reliable as it once was. The fixture has a XHO all blue LED Reef Brite light on the front and back of it as well, so 2 48" 54w strips.

I'm trying to decide if I should go with the Giesemann Aurora 48" T5 LED Hybrid with the two Reef Brite strips I have or if I should go with the Radion XR30w G4 Pro LED lights with the two Reef Brite strips. If I go with the Radions, how many do you think I would need... 3?

The tank has an even mix of leathers and SPS with a few LPS.

What would be your suggestions?

Thanks!
Jim


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Old 11/09/2017, 10:25 AM   #2
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IMO I'd go T5/LED hybrid, you'll get a more even light spread.


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Old 11/09/2017, 12:09 PM   #3
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I run Radions with T5 supplement and it works great. Mush better color and growth then I got with the Radions by themselves.


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Old 11/09/2017, 03:42 PM   #4
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I run Radions with T5 supplement and it works great. Mush better color and growth then I got with the Radions by themselves.


I do not want to highjack this post but which t5 can add to my Radion G4 , small tank large 24 inches thanks


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Old 11/10/2017, 11:09 AM   #5
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Aquatic life t5 fixtire add that to your leds and watch everything grow like weeds.


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