Looking for light

Discussion in 'Aquarium Lighting By Dana Riddle' started by AWildZacR, Dec 7, 2017.

  1. AWildZacR

    AWildZacR Member

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    Hello All! I apologize if there is already a thread about this, i am new to the site. Please direct me if so.
    I've been in the saltwater cult for about 3 years now, and I have recently moved to a 29g tank. I'm running an old kessil A80, along with a nondescript 24" bar light, and im finding that it's not powerful enough in my 18" deep tank. I'm looking for lighting suggestions for a budget, and any options that you all are selling! Thanks for the help!
     
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    Welcome to the forum!!! I'm a fan of T5, the ATI fixtures are hard to beat.
     
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    What do you want to keep? Most lights will kept most stuff, but if you have a good idea, some will do a better job than others.
     
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    Welcome to R2R!! welcome12_af875eaa887ed91c39e4c81c7d4fd966-0ed06ab93ea565647147c6beddbca4eb.gif tumblr_o3y4pherIa1s3h43ko1_500.gif

    SB Reef Lights or Reef Breeder lights are a good choice for lights on a budget :)
     
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    I have been considering a T5, but am unsure about brands and bulb options. Any suggestions for a 29g tank? 30"L x 12" W x 18" Depth. I am low on the funds at the moment, but would love to make my corals happier.
     
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    4 bulb 24" Hydroponics fixture. You can look used as well.
     
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    I ended up getting a used radion xr15 g3. I'm loving the versatility and it's covering my 29 perfectly!
     
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    4 bulb ATI fixture, 24”. Can add some LED strips later for a bit of pop.
     
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