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Octopus grow marine led 90w.... Opinions please?


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hello everyone.
I'm new to marine reefing and would like to set up a 15g reef tank with soft corals.

So, my question is: what are people's opinions and/or personal experiences with "octopus grow marine led 90w" light units?
Link to unit: http://thereefshop.c...roducts_id=1946

thanks, Dean

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hello everyone.
I'm new to marine reefing and would like to set up a 15g reef tank with soft corals.

So, my question is: what are people's opinions and/or personal experiences with "octopus grow marine led 90w" light units?
Link to unit: http://thereefshop.c...roducts_id=1946

thanks, Dean


No one used these before?

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Looks about like the 120w fixtures you see on ebay. Itll be fine for a 15g maybe even too much. I dont know if it is dimmable. Also the price is kinda steep I think

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Go to google, type '120watt LED', and you'll see pages of the same unit with a different color scheme all over the place. Some as low as $175.

Way over-kill for a 15gal, but if you can get the dimmable versions you're all set. Not worth $250 though.

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Being from Australia I'm not too keen on buying stuff over the net from America due to the electrical differences.

What kind of lighting would you recommend for a 15g/ 2ft reef tank?

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a kessil. :)

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Darren, I am also from Aus and looking at lights at the moment! Difficult to find non-US options, which as you say aren't feasible due to the electric differences.

I spoke to a guy at the LFS recently about lights, I don't believe that Kessil has a distributor in Australia unfortunately.

An option could be 2-3 BoostLED PAR30 lamps - I have one above each of my picos. Even then it is tricky to find suitable fixtures! I ended up hacksawing some lamps to make them work.

By the way - check out the Aussie Reefer Thread in my signature =0)

Edited by castiel, 04 April 2012 - 07:52 PM.

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