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    MH Chiller Question

    Hi all, I recently bought a chiller for the first time since I've been in the hobby. I have two 250W MHs with 2 T-5s, and the tank temp has stayed relatively stable since I've had it, but it does swing a bit (it can be as high as 79.5 when the lights are on, or as low as 77.3 in the middle of...
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    SPS for Metal Halides

    The shaggy sticks is what I am looking for! I tried an AGD Milli so we'll see how this goes.
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    SPS for Metal Halides

    I will have to try a frag, I like the vibrant green!
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    SPS for Metal Halides

    I have 2 Actinic T-5's that help with the blue supplement. I definitely see a change in color, which I don't mind because the growth is what I enjoy seeing more, but I may go with a stag. I bought an AGD Milli and finally acclimated him up to that particular spot today, so we will see what...
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    SPS for Metal Halides

    Hi, I have a spot in my tank that's about 6 inches under the water surface, and my MH bulb sits about 5 inches above the water surface (so it's about 11 inches from the MH to the spot on my rock). My question is, what kind of SPS would do well with this high of light? (The MH bulb is a 250w...
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    MH T-5 hybrid question

    Got it. Thank you once again for the input!
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    MH T-5 hybrid question

    Awesome, thank you, that makes me feel better. One last thing, my sps colonies wont have adverse affects from the change in spectrum? I run the t-5s one hour before & after the MHs.
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    MH T-5 hybrid question

    Hoping I reached the right forum here, but I have a question for anyone that has experience with MH, T-5 hybrid lighting setups. So, I have a 72g bow front with two 250w 12k MHs, two T-5's, & an old 2013 hydra (which I never use). The MH bulbs are relatively new (maybe a few months old), but my...
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