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NanoBox RETRO Line : NanoBox Sunpower Hybrid Pricing & Install

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Since I would be only using two bulbs either, and two pucks, I would be using the two bulbs as supplement to the LED'S correct? I'm asking this because I can either go with the ATI or the aquatic life. I know that the ATI is much better, but does it matter when it's just for supplemental lighting? Thanks!

Well, every little bit helps. I would personally swing for the ATI if you're starting from scratch - you'll get better lamp performance and lifespan from better reflectors and significantly better ballasts, in addition to better cooling.

 

If you already have the Aquaticlife fixture, that is one thing, and I would probably just retro that (maybe consider swapping out the shitty ballasts with an HEP or Philips Advance model, they should be slim enough to fit inside no problem).

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Well, every little bit helps. I would personally swing for the ATI if you're starting from scratch - you'll get better lamp performance and lifespan from better reflectors and significantly better ballasts, in addition to better cooling.

 

If you already have the Aquaticlife fixture, that is one thing, and I would probably just retro that (maybe consider swapping out the shitty ballasts with an HEP or Philips Advance model, they should be slim enough to fit inside no problem).

Thanks. I don't have either fixture yet. Yeah, I have heard that the internals of the aquatic fixtures are garbage.

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Original thread is now up to date. If anyone has any questions please contact me!

 

-Dave

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Switch you two bulb / four array and two bulb / two array pics.

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Same. New large Plus M retro kits come with the new v3.1 array? How's that work with the moonlight channel or is it unnecessary now with the v3.1?

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Same. New large Plus M retro kits come with the new v3.1 array? How's that work with the moonlight channel or is it unnecessary now with the v3.1?

I can combine the white/lime or leave separate now too. You can also use the royal blue channel to create the same effect as the moonlight.

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1 more question. Is the 2 channel 2 arrays and the 4 channel 4 arrays? I wanna be 110% sure before I pull the trigger.

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1 more question. Is the 2 channel 2 arrays and the 4 channel 4 arrays? I wanna be 110% sure before I pull the trigger.

 

 

Channel doesn't have to do with arrays. 1 puck array can have 2,4, or most recently 5 channels.

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1 more question. Is the 2 channel 2 arrays and the 4 channel 4 arrays? I wanna be 110% sure before I pull the trigger.

If you get an ATO retro it is five channels. Array count does not effect it.

-Dave

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You can, but it would only be good for a very, very small tank.

It's going into a 2' 4 bulb T5 hood, you think I need MOAR lighting? I'm deferring to your expertise. I don't wanna have to buy a second set and space is damn tight in this hood.

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It's going into a 2' 4 bulb T5 hood, you think I need MOAR lighting? I'm deferring to your expertise. I don't wanna have to buy a second set and space is damn tight in this hood.

For a 24" setup that has additional T5 that should be fine. :)

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It's going into a 2' 4 bulb T5 hood, you think I need MOAR lighting? I'm deferring to your expertise. I don't wanna have to buy a second set and space is damn tight in this hood.

You can go with two arrays but you would be much happier with the four array.

-Dave

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Dear Dave.

YOU SUCK!

I go to your site looking to give you money. The hybrid is supposedly "coming soon".

So, gimme the scoop.

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Dear Dave.

YOU SUCK!

I go to your site looking to give you money. The hybrid is supposedly "coming soon".

So, gimme the scoop.

Sending PM.

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Well, I guess I can begrudgingly retract my previous "you suck" statement.

 

Thanks for the pm, Dave.

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