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Featured Need Help With A New Light

Discussion in 'Help and Advice' started by paul horsman, Oct 26, 2017.

  1. paul horsman

    paul horsman Registered

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    can anyone recommend a new light for me able to copy with all corals?
    I could do with one with a time that starts and ends doing the full lighting cycle and then off for the night.
     
  2. Afonso

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    What's your tank size mate?


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  3. aces_up1504

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    A lot depends on budget and tank size / type
     
  4. paul horsman

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    It’s 120 litre and 2ft by 2 ft
     
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  6. paul horsman

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    Afew hundred quid
     
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    Have a look at it5040 from evergrow. £250ish
     
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    If you can get a second hand Radion Xr30.....
     
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    What are the evergrow lights like
     
  10. doug_amanda

    doug_amanda Moderator Staff Member

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    Never used them myself but lots do and heard nothing but good things about them.
     
  11. Jasandjules

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    Heard various things, usually good growing corals etc but quite often go wrong it seems?!? I may be mistaken of course!
     
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    I think the evergrow are pretty bullet proof, Dsunny on the other hand.

    IMO if Radion and Hydra are out of budget the Evergrow IT50 range is one of the bets available
     
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    Kessil and radion for me
     
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    Look for a second hand radion

    Love mine
     
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    Still a tough ask to find a 2nd hand Gen 3 XR 30 radion for couple of hundred quid. Still holding price around £300
     
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    I have the evergrow IT5012 on my 4 ft tank and I think it's great. Coverage is really good and easily programmed to what ever you want. The only downside is that they don't ramp up and down between time and lighting settings they just switch to the next setting. But for the price well worth a look.
     
  17. Jasandjules

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    I am selling two Gen 2s plus 4ft hanging bar for £350. Not as good as a Gen 3 but plenty good enough to grow corals nicely.
     
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  18. paul horsman

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    Don’t think il need two mate tanks not that big
     
  19. Alan1977

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    Still looking for lights?
     
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