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      08-16-2011, 08:30 AM   #47
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Originally Posted by KingOfJericho View Post
Can those LED light systems put out enough light to support stony coral? I know I had to go HQI (Halides) and a chiller for my last setup but I would really love to avoid the cost and space of a chiller.
I haven't really read up on them for at least a year now...last I heard, they were still going through testing with them. I'm sure folks have results by now.

I can also see an advantage in the fact that LEDs don't go bad...so I would think there to be a replacement cost saving on top of the electricity.

As for now, I'm still a VHO (440W) / HQI MH (2x250W - 1 400W) reefer with the chiller. Apparently, I love to argue with my wife come 'electric bill' day.

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