How many LIGHTS are you using and your FAVORITE brand?

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How many lights (fixtures) do you have over your tank?

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Finally, something I can win at!
72"x18"x26" 135 gal.
2 rows orphek OR3
2 rows t5
250 watt halides in the center.
2 red sea led50 for dusk, dawn, moonlight and a little shimmer when halides are off.
 

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Currently I'm using 4 ledzeal.com mirage x200 over my 8'x3'x2' 400gal. I'm thinking about adding a couple t5 fixtures between each light just for the supplemental fill in that t5 offers.
 

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Thank you @Sleeping Giant for the QOTD idea!

One piece of equipment that 99.9% of every saltwater reef aquarium hobbyist uses is LIGHTS! It's also no secret that the majority of reefers now choose LED lighting over other types of lighting. (not saying other types are not good options) But how many lights we have and what brand we are using are left up to our specific needs and taste! So let's light it up with some comments today!

1. How many lights (fixtures) do you have over your tank and what's the dimensions of your tank?

2. Which brand(s) of lighting are you using for your reef tank?


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I’m using the kessil AP700 and the Orphek OR3 blue plus fantastic coral Growth
 

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Tank is a standard 90g. 48x18x24 deep. Mixed reef with softies, LPS and some SPS. Lights are from "21led USA". Not a well known brand but they have performed very well giving me good growth and color, they also have great customer service. I have one that's full spectrum and one that's actinic and white.
 

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1. How many lights (fixtures) do you have over your tank and what's the dimensions of your tank?

2. Which brand(s) of lighting are you using for your reef tank?


60" x 22" (Red Sea Reefer 525XL)
3 x Kessil A360X
48" Aquatic Life T5HO w/ 4 ATI Blue+ bulbs
 

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Thank you @Sleeping Giant for the QOTD idea!

One piece of equipment that 99.9% of every saltwater reef aquarium hobbyist uses is LIGHTS! It's also no secret that the majority of reefers now choose LED lighting over other types of lighting. (not saying other types are not good options) But how many lights we have and what brand we are using are left up to our specific needs and taste! So let's light it up with some comments today!

1. How many lights (fixtures) do you have over your tank and what's the dimensions of your tank?

2. Which brand(s) of lighting are you using for your reef tank?


image via @Orphek
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Kessils
 

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I am using a total of 4 "fixtures" over my 72" x 30" foot print.
2 of the CoralCare gen 2's and a pair of Reef Brite XHO blues.

On my small tank I use a ATI T5 6 x 24 watt fixture and a pair of Reef Brite XHO blues.
 
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