Refugium

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  1. Fishfinder

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    Hey guys, I setting up a refugium and about to get my lights from you. My fuge is 35x20x16 tall. Total ~45gal. What do you recommend for lights? Will one H380 be enough? i cant afford 2. Or should I get a couple H80's? Thanks for the help @randyBRS @Ryanbrs
     
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    crabs_mcjones I was a drab little crab once. R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Build Thread Contributor

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    I would go with one H380. In their testing, they measured an H380 on a 36x36 and it did great

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    Hey there!

    I’d have to agree with @crabs_mcjones on this one. The H80s would be far too underpowered to cover that entire space while at the same time providing meaningful PAR for the mass of algae that will soon grow there. I’d say that a single H380 should work just fine for that space and shoot for mounting between the 12” to 24” height. :)

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    Thanks @crabs_mcjones I've never seen that. I might try to angle the light a little down the length of the fuge
     
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    Thanks randy
     
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    Do the A series goosenecks fit the H380?
     
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    Sure do! :)
     
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