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Hi There @Orphek -

I am running 2 x 250 watt Radium Metal Halides with no supplementation. What would be better for coral pop/color?

1. 2 x UV + 2 x Blue Plus

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2. 4 x Blue Plus
 

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The old bars had a fatter lens if i recall and the new ones added green to the colors
I ordered a blue plus one from a retailer at the president's day sale, so this was in 2020. The lense does have the screws in it, I know that was something they corrected, just not sure how to tell if it is the version they referenced a couple pages back.
 

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I ordered a blue plus one from a retailer at the president's day sale, so this was in 2020. The lense does have the screws in it, I know that was something they corrected, just not sure how to tell if it is the version they referenced a couple pages back.
If I recall (at work so cant look at mine), all black with no screws) on the new version
 

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Based on the update information and video on the orphek site. The aluminum still has a blue tint, black acrylic cover and the screws. It looks like mine has the same led layout based on that video so hopefully it's the newer version
 

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I am running 2 x 250 watt Radium Metal Halides with no supplementation. What would be better for coral pop/color?

1. 2 x UV + 2 x Blue Plus

-or-

2. 4 x Blue Plus
 
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I am running 2 x 250 watt Radium Metal Halides with no supplementation. What would be better for coral pop/color?

1. 2 x UV + 2 x Blue Plus

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2. 4 x Blue Plus
4x Blue plus . .
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Thanks for Alban Tang for share with us .
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Thanks to Simon for share with us

Added 1 or2 blue plus bar to my tank got to say the pop it gives is amazing. Did some par reading with the seneye to see how much difference just 1 bar makes. Tank is 5 x 2.5 x 2ft
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Thanks Neil - The tank under Orphek bars

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Great feedback from Bluewater Reef - thanks for sharing!
Orphek OR2 Bar LEDs are available at selected partner stores across the UK...Come and Join the Club!





As many of you will know I replaced my aging Vertex illumina last Autumn and it's been delivering great results so far.

I've been keeping a watchful eye on the use of led bars which were increasingly being used to supplement led systems as well as T5 systems. Orpheks and Reef Brites were both on my list and with the value for money offered by the Orpheks I decided to add one to my 7 year old sps dominated reef. I opted for the OR2 Blue Plus, 900 to supplement my Futura S.

The bar is mounted in front of the Giesemann unit about 5 inches above the surface angled at 45 degrees pointing towards the front of my reef.

The effect is stunning, good spread along the 4 foot tank and excellent colour mixing, the extra pop from my corals is just what I wanted. Its to early to comment on the impact on coral growth but to be fair that's in hand from the Futura and wasnt the reason for adding the Orphek.

Orpheks customer service has been great, Tony taking time to answer my endless questions. I can certainly recommend the bars if you're thinking of supllementing your existing lighting set up. They not only perform well but are well made and offer great value for money.

The picture does really do justice to the impact these bars create.
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