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Featured Geisemann bulbs, anyone else using

Discussion in 'Help and Advice' started by screwloose, Apr 13, 2014.

  1. screwloose

    screwloose Registered

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    Just wondering who is running kz bulbs.


    Changed my bulbs from ati to kz about 6 weeks ago,,and I have been struggling with cyano since....cost me about £150, and I don't really fancy spending another £200 to change to ati....


    seriously considering putting my old bulbs back in atm
     
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  2. warby

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    Re: Kz bulbs, anyone else using

    when i was doing a bit of research before i got my new tubes alot of people rated the kz tubes as being good

    iv just changed mine for iquatics tubes. seem good so far and cheap :)
     
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    Re: Kz bulbs, anyone else using

    I used kz in my ati unit with no probs or issues, i mixed mine with some ati though
     
  4. screwloose

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    Re: Kz bulbs, anyone else using

    Colours look good, just this cyano getting on my paps
     
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    Re: Kz bulbs, anyone else using

    I ran KZ bulbs all the time in my t5 units. Loved them and they lasted well. No issues with cyano.
     
  6. Clearwater

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    Re: Kz bulbs, anyone else using

    Maybe too many nutrients :whistling:
     
  7. killi

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    Re: Kz bulbs, anyone else using

    I also use Kz tubes with no issues,
     
  8. Clearwater

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    Re: Kz bulbs, anyone else using

    Cyano like light 525 to 620nm what tubes did you get ?
     
  9. screwloose

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    Re: Kz bulbs, anyone else using

    Actinic plus, aquablu plus& pure actinic,

    but was running a very 460 heavy previous with combo of narvas and aquablu specials
     
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    Re: Kz bulbs, anyone else using

    Don't think they are KZ tubes Nev,???? they sound like geissman tubes,
     
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    Re: Kz bulbs, anyone else using

    I am using
    Geissman
    Actinic Plus
    Pure Actinic
    Fuji Pink

    Three Narva's
     
  12. screwloose

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    Re: Kz bulbs, anyone else using

    yeh sorry guys giessemann bulbs....gotta lot of crap in my head at the mo
     
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    Re: Kz bulbs, anyone else using

    I used the guissemann ones before, they worked out a bit cheaper than the ATI, and didn't have any issues with them.
     
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    IMG_20140316_191939.jpg IMG_20140316_191913.jpg
    According to my spectrometer, first pic is ati blue plus, second is kz super blue. Kz has more red spectrum= higher probability of cyano
     
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    im runnin' all geisemann . 2 pure actinics and then a mixture of aquablue plus and lagoon. i've had a smidgin' of green cyano that I've never had before . trying zeobak atm as i've ran the same bulb layout for well over a yr so didn't think it could be that.
     
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    Thats pretty cool,

    I can't remember when the cyano started but was defo after adding the bulbs, doesn't make it that 100%

    i have high nutrients! but have had so for years with no problem,
     
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    I'm currently running a mix of, 3 narva, 3 ati & 2 geissman.
    The geissman's are the last ones I added and I haven't noticed any issues
     
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