Reef Breeders Photon v2 - or something else?

Brian S

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Thanks for your time!

I'm about to purchase reef breeders photon v2.

Is there something better at this price point that I should be looking at?

Tank: 90 gallon 36l x 24w x 24d

Keeping LPS and softies currently - would like to keep sps some day.
 
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I run the v2+ on my shrooms around 125 par max using brs reccomended settings.. But are capable of serious intensity output.
The Viparspectra lights are less expensive but just as much intensity and output that I may try next.
Good thing about the v2+ is you can daisy chain them together. But if your only running one tank its neither here or there.
 

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I really like my v2+. It's a pain to program when you first set it up but once it's up and running it looks great. I have an ai prime 16hd on my other tank and I like the reefbreeders colors better.
 

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I run the v2+ on my shrooms around 125 par max using brs reccomended settings.. But are capable of serious intensity output.
The Viparspectra lights are less expensive but just as much intensity and output that I may try next.
Good thing about the v2+ is you can daisy chain them together. But if your only running one tank its neither here or there.
Good call on the vipraspectra. They seem to be solid lights and very affordable. Fwiw I have never used that brand but I have used other black boxes (sb reef, mars aqua, reefbreeders v1) and I find the v2+ colors are on another level.
 

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It was my light choice for my 3ft tank. I did decide to go hybrid straight off bat. It’s a cracker light with its controller and built in ramping, brs videos and decent following for good price. As brs recommended the 35% for lps and sps 100. Plenty of scope 410E4853-2B6D-42E7-BC44-DE4E6EBE7909.jpeg
 

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