kelvin?

Discussion in 'Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment' started by bwaller76, Jun 25, 2010.

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    bwaller76 Love my tanks!

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    Ok so I am in need of changing the bulbs in my t5 lights (4 bulbs)... I currently have a few button polyps, zoanthids, mushrooms, and some green star polyps.... so basically need some opinions as far as the best lighting for this setup. What rating on the Kelvin scale would you use and why?
     
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    daugherty part time reefer

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    i would use 2 aqua blue+ bulbs and 2 aquablue special bulbs. because it will give it a nice white look with a blue hue
     
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    What Daugherty listed will give you excellent PAR.The look will be around the 14k.

    Nothing you listed needs high PAR.Another option which will give you more ''pop''.

    ATI Aquablue Plus,ATI Aquablue Special,KZ Fiji Purple,UV Super Actinic or another Blue Plus.Still alot of light but not as much as daugherty listed.
     
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