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  1. #1
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    Moon light choices...

    Ok I've been looking on ebay for some moon lights for my new tank set up (one I get them I prois to take pics of my whole tank finally) but was wondering what everyone thought between these next 2 choices...


    and why... thanks

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    Senior Member pwall's Avatar
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    I use a CoraLife moon-light. It's a single 1watt blue led. It came with mounting bracket that's flexiable and it's own power supply.
    I picked it up at Big Al's and if I remember correctly, it was around 40-50 dollars. Not cheap, but that's Big Al's.
    By using 1 light, it shines thru the tank but still provides darkness near the top and bottom corners so the true 'night' creature can have some time too!
    I'd post a picture but my camera just sucks.
    Ottawa (Orleans), Ontario
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    I think both systems are over-kill. I have 2 1W LEDs over my 90G tank and it's working well for me. Unless you have a monster tank, I can't imaging needing more than a couple LEDs.

    Too much light at night is defeating the purpose.

    There is nothing so permanent as a temporary measure.

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    I thought it might bea litte much... Anyone have any suggestions ? I have to rule out the coralife ones or that would have been my first option as I want to attach the moon lights to my existing hood.

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    Senior Member cdn beaver's Avatar
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    If your into working with your hands, you could always build your own. There are afew DIY plans out there for this type of project.

    27 Gallon Saltwater tank, 110W PC Light, Seaclone 100, 5 gallon HOB Fuge,Approx. 30lbs Live rock, Aragamax sand substrate.
    Tomato clown, Mandarin dragonnet, Bicolor Angel, Assorted hermits and snails, Cleaner Shrimp.
    Assorted mushrooms, Zoanthids, Finger Leather.

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    I debated doing a DIY monlight set up but with all the DIY I just completed setting up my 95 gal tank I think I'm all DIY'd out Plus I'm too anxious to get the moonlights on the tank

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    Senior Member Bram's Avatar
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    I have 4 LEDS in my light fixture and they are sweet.
    coolest thing to see a lion fish gracefully swim through the light
    Who says Dogs are the only creature that's happy to see you?

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