Share your RedSea ReefLED Lighting Schedule/Program (Reefbeat App)

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Hey all!

I know these ReefLED lights from Red Sea are very new, and the Reefbeat software that controls it is even newer, but there's really not a lot of info I can find on how to best program the light settings and balance.

I'm sharing my current lighting schedule and would love to see yours, or hear some wisdom on how to improve it!

Current schedule:

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Blue starts at 9AM gradually increases until it peaks at 80% at noon, stays at peak until 1 PM, then gradually declines until 6PM, followed by 2 hours of moonlight.
White starts at 9AM and gradually increases until 11AM where it peaks at 30% until 2PM, then gradually declines until 5PM.
Clouds roll in at 11AM and hang around in and out for most of the day.

Our tank is a RedSea Reefer 250. Our build thread is in my signature. We have had some minor algae growth and figure it must be because of the lighting since all our other parameters are good.

Would love to see your programs or ideas on how to better ours!

Thanks!

-- Lovealien
 

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Hey all!

I know these ReefLED lights from Red Sea are very new, and the Reefbeat software that controls it is even newer, but there's really not a lot of info I can find on how to best program the light settings and balance.

I'm sharing my current lighting schedule and would love to see yours, or hear some wisdom on how to improve it!

Current schedule:

IMG_2377.PNG


Blue starts at 9AM gradually increases until it peaks at 80% at noon, stays at peak until 1 PM, then gradually declines until 6PM, followed by 2 hours of moonlight.
White starts at 9AM and gradually increases until 11AM where it peaks at 30% until 2PM, then gradually declines until 5PM.
Clouds roll in at 11AM and hang around in and out for most of the day.

Our tank is a RedSea Reefer 250. Our build thread is in my signature. We have had some minor algae growth and figure it must be because of the lighting since all our other parameters are good.

Would love to see your programs or ideas on how to better ours!

Thanks!

-- Lovealien
Do you have the 90w? Do you have one or two? Any Picts? That will prob be my next tank with those lights. Does it look too purple? All the Picts on tanks I see are very purplish but I know how cameras are on Led’s. I am liking the recessed lens because I sit lower on my couch and my Ai primes big me sometimes with the spillage
 
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Here's a little update on our schedule. Still not sure if this is optimal, we brought the white balance up slightly and the blue down slightly.

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Blue :
9AM: 0%
11:30 AM: 65%
1 PM: 70
4 PM: 50
6:15 PM: 0%

White:
9AM: 0%
11 AM: 27%
1 PM: 30%
5 PM: 0%

Moon:
6:15 - 9:15

Do you have advice for programming this light? Or ideal schedules in general? Let me know!
 
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Question: This morning my wife asked me why the lights on the aquarium were not on yet and I told her I adjusted the schedule so I could have more time in the evenings to view it at its peaks. Not wanting to rob her of the experience also I went to adjust it earlier based on my program. She kept messaging me saying the light was not on yet which it was clearly 30 minutes into the "on " phase. On the main dashboard it would show 0% across each level and would not turn on my "plan". Here's the interesting part, when I would select a default program (1 of the 3) the light would turn on and work as advertised by the RS default program but will not acknowledge mine. I am doing this remote on my phone from work and wondering if anyone else has experienced a similar issue with remote adjustment.
 
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Question: This morning my wife asked me why the lights on the aquarium were not on yet and I told her I adjusted the schedule so I could have more time in the evenings to view it at its peaks. Not wanting to rob her of the experience also I went to adjust it earlier based on my program. She kept messaging me saying the light was not on yet which it was clearly 30 minutes into the "on " phase. On the main dashboard it would show 0% across each level and would not turn on my "plan". Here's the interesting part, when I would select a default program (1 of the 3) the light would turn on and work as advertised by the RS default program but will not acknowledge mine. I am doing this remote on my phone from work and wondering if anyone else has experienced a similar issue with remote adjustment.
i haven’t encountered that but i know the app is still new and can be buggy. just out of curiosity what is the program you’re running?
 

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Here's my schedule. 2 x 90w on Reefer 350. Lights come on at 1pm and turn off at midnight. Then moonlight kicks on. I'm loving these lights so far!

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Here's a little update on our schedule. Still not sure if this is optimal, we brought the white balance up slightly and the blue down slightly.

IMG_2404.PNG


Blue :
9AM: 0%
11:30 AM: 65%
1 PM: 70
4 PM: 50
6:15 PM: 0%

White:
9AM: 0%
11 AM: 27%
1 PM: 30%
5 PM: 0%

Moon:
6:15 - 9:15

Do you have advice for programming this light? Or ideal schedules in general? Let me know!
How do you add Multiple changes in a color spectrum /intensity all I’m able to do is have a beginning and ending intensity in on off time I see you have multiple points
 
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How do you add Multiple changes in a color spectrum /intensity all I’m able to do is have a beginning and ending intensity in on off time I see you have multiple points
click the spectrum you want to edit (blue, white, or moon) on the right and then click the plus sign in the top right. it asks you to enter a time of day and a percentage of power. you can also click on a dot along the graph to edit the point.
 

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I just hooked up my led90's on a brand new tank, and am also curious as to what others are doing. Currently trying 80% blue 20% white with 2 hour ramp at beginning and end for ten hours. Then a 2 hour moonlight.
 

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I’m using 2 on my RSR 425. I’m running softies for now and after the tank is a little more stable, I’ll add some SPS and increase the intensity.

I like very white tanks; however, the few corals I have really are enjoying the blues. I’m running the first 6 or so hours at 15k; then a few hours at 20k and the last 2 hours are completely blue.
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It would be nice if Red Sea told us why they picked 15,20 &23k for there sample programs and it would be nice to know what is best for each type of coral, 15k is this better for soft or lps or sps or is 20k or 23k better.
 
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This is what I am running. In all honesty, I thought the presets were WAY to blue. I like the blue, but just not all day. I set it up so I liked the way it looked. I hope it’s not going to cause any problems due to spectrum. I only have low light corals right now. Might have to do some adjusting in the future.

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Running one ReefLed90 on my AquaMaxx L x W x H: 23.7" x 9.5" x 9.5".Blues @ 100 w/ 1 hour ramp up and down 8:00-19:00. Whites w/ 1 hour ramp up and down 8:00-19:00 @ 30 from 9:00-11:00, @20 from 12:00-15:00, @10 from 16:00-18:00, Moon 19:00-22:00 ramp up to 10% and down to 0%.
 
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