I had the same idea and upgrading - but i know 52's have had the same issues on led burn out and fade. It's like throwing $ at a bad system imho right now i hope to sell these hydra's (once they all work) and look into an LED/t5 hybrid or go with a proven LED system.
It's very frustrating and...
Oh be ready for the disaster!!!! I have been dealing with this issue for over 6 months:hmm5: I have 3 hydra fixtures with a director. I have been sent 6 pucks (3 of them old SOL pucks) call them they don't actually read the email.
I hope this advice helps you. Insist on all four pucks and...
I like it i wish it had a way to get 8000,12000 or even 6500 temps. other than that it works great and have not had issues re-connecting.
My biggest point is the LED industry is getting better and in 8 months there might be a new upgraded version. AI is the only company that I know of that...
I feel your pain 52's came out 2 weeks after I bought my Hydra's I also have a 6ft tank. That being said I must give AI a big :thumbsup: for their research and innovations, they seem to improve every step of the way. How many Iphone's have they made?
One thing I can say about AI is their...
Button coral - should I give up?
Might be a good idea to dip in iodine or coral revive. I also had an outbreak about a year ago - it can be devastating I wish I would have qt the coral when I first noticed it. I also lost about 1/2 my lps at the time
Good luck let us know
Just*a quick update i contacted AI direct and asked them what a 14k and 20k setting would be on the hydra. I was very happy and shows that this company takes thier products and CS very seriously. They returned my email in 6hrs.
These are the settings they sent me.
a 20K spectrum:
Cool White 50...
I love my smart ato http://www.marinedepot.com/AutoAqua_Smart_ATO_Automatic_Top_Off_System_Electric_Powered_Dosing_Pumps_Top_Off_Plug_In_Units-AutoAqua-CV47286-FIDPETPU-vi.html
It saved my tank when the return hose let go.