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Old 06-26-2013, 08:05 AM
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Default Cree Reef-White 27W LED-Aquarium-Bulb? Good?

Hey,
So as like most people, trying to save a buck but also trying to make sure it works properly for a reef tank. I ran across this:

http://www.ledpacific.com/products.p...-Screw-Fitting

Which prompted me to search more:

http://www.aliexpress.com/item/2012n...533910553.html

Are these good or no? Will these support a reef tank? It seems that if I can run these in a regular bulb socket I can save a bunch of money that way. Any opinions on these?
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Old 06-26-2013, 03:19 PM
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Both links already dead?
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Old 06-26-2013, 04:04 PM
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Well lets try again:

http://www.ledpacific.com/products.p...-Screw-Fitting

http://www.aliexpress.com/item/Free-...663982354.html

Tested and working links this time.
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Par38 bulbs like this have been around for a while.
I run my 12 gallon off of one of these bulbs.

There is a ton of info out there as to their effectiveness at different depths.

If your tank is 18" or shallower, these bulbs should do the trick.
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Old 06-27-2013, 07:26 AM
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Par38 bulbs like this have been around for a while.
I run my 12 gallon off of one of these bulbs.

There is a ton of info out there as to their effectiveness at different depths.

If your tank is 18" or shallower, these bulbs should do the trick.
My tank is a 45g, 36Lx 16Dx24H. Could I do 2 or 3 of those to save some money on a decent LED system?

Thanks.
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Old 06-27-2013, 03:30 PM
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In short, yes.
Just don't plan on keeping sps or clams without doing some more research.
LPS and Softies, palys/zoas should be fine.
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