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    Senior Member nbreau's Avatar
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    VHO bulb combination

    I'm looking into upgrading from 2 to 4 VHO bulbs and was wondering what would the the best combination of URI bulbs, 2 aquasun and 2 super actinic or 2 aquasuns and 1 super actinic ? Any other suggestions ?

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    Depends on the look you're going for. If you want a blue look to show off coralline algae go with 2 super actinics and 2 50/50's. If you have fish or coarls that have pinks and reds go with 2 aquasuns and 2 super actinics. Or mix and match to get something in between.
    Susan

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    do some light combinations helkp coral or coraline growth more than others ? or is it just an issue of what looks best ?
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    Apparently the best coralline grows under lower light than we have in reefs. VHO only tanks get good coralline. Metal halide tanks not as good. The best coralline tank I've ever seen was under normal output fluorescent bulbs. I don't know if the actual colour of the lighting matters or not.
    Susan

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    http://www.reefcentral.com/forums/sh...light=vho+bulb

    Here are some nice comparisions and info.

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