Opinions on my lighting choices.

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Hi,  so after about a month of pulling my hair out trying to figure out what I can do for lighting my new tank on a budget while being able to grow some sps at some point I think I know what I am going to do. My tank is 6ft x 2.5ft not sure on the hight it's either 24 inches or 30.
The leds I'm looking at are VIPARSPECTRA Timer Control 165W LED Aquarium Light Dimmable Full Spectrum. https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/aw/d/B01FVI7NK0/ref=ox_sc_act_image_1?smid=A19HZFHIZP6DI1&psc=1

I plan for 3 of these suplimented with maybe 4 54w t5's

I've heard good things about them for the price. Any Opinions?

Many thanks

Terry.

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Reply #1

same as the mars aqua aren't they? if so, then they get good reviews for the price.

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Reply #2

same as the mars aqua aren't they? if so, then they get good reviews for the price.

Kinda, it's the same chassis but different selection of LEDs.  I haven't seen them side by side with the Mars, but I'm told it's a better spectrum. 

Are you going to mount them all from the ceiling?
Last Edit: Feb 1, 2018 4:01:12 pm by ajm83

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Reply #3

Thanks for the replys. I might at the start or get some L brackets to hang them off but when I get the t5's I will more than likely build a hood for them.

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Reply #4

It looks like my Evergrow IT2060 but mine were an early version which only have 2 channels of whites and blues.

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