are these lights ok

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    not enough for a 120
     
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    any suggestions for better lights without breaking the bank
     
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    Whats your budget allow for lighting?
     
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    probably nothing over 500 but i can probably go over that as long as it isnt an outrageous price
     
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    I would go with the one daugherty suggested, they will be better suited to the depth of your tank. You have the 4 foot 120 right?
     
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    yeah its the 48" reef ready AGA 120 gallon
     
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    i cant go with what daugherty suggested because the dimensions are 72"x14" and my tank is 48"
     
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    can you give me a better description on those lights if you can because that is very brief
     
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    that is two 250w mh and 4 65w pc's you would have to make a hood to put them in since they are a retro fit. it also looks like you would have to pay an extra 5 per on off switch which is still cheaper than buying a full fixture. that would give you 6.33w per gallon.
     
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    im gonna have to pass on that because im not a huge building stuff kinda person. that budget of 500 i put as a guideline so i wouldnt get suggestions on lights that were like 800 dollars but you dont have to keep it under 500 just dont make the suggestions well over 500
     
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    Check out craigslist, there are always good deals to be had.
     
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    That won't be nearly enough for a 120. That's the downside of having large tanks, lighting is super expensive for them.
     
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