Will switching to reef LED aquarium lights save money?

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I found myself asking the question: “Will switching to reef LED aquarium lights save money?” a lot lately–mostly because I’m overdue to change out my light bulbs. So now that it is time to fork over the ~$110 to replace my lights (to purchase a new metal halide lamp and 2 power …

Albert B Ulrich IIIWill switching to reef LED aquarium lights save money?
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Reef Aquarium Lighting

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Reef Aquarium Lighting One of the most common questions I hear from new saltwater aquarium hobbyists about reef aquarium lighting is, “How much light do I need? Is there a minimum wattage I should consider to keep coral in a reef tank?” I have heard aquarists offer up the advice …

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Reef Aquarium Lighting: Color Temperature Experiment Results

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Reef Aquarium Lighting: Color Temperature Results  This experiment in reef aquarium lighting was a visual, subjective exercise.  Rather than ramble on describing the differences between the combinations, I will let the pictures do the talking.  You can enlarge any of the pictures by clicking the thumbnail and viewing the full-sized …

Albert B Ulrich IIIReef Aquarium Lighting: Color Temperature Experiment Results

Reef Aquarium Lighting: An Experiment in Color Temperature

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Reef Aquarium Lighting–An Introduction to the Experiment Over the next several blog posts, I’m going to explore the topic of reef aquarium lighting.  For many reef aquarium hobbyists, lighting will be one of the most expensive pieces of equipment in their system.  Lighting is expensive to purchase and to run …

Albert B Ulrich IIIReef Aquarium Lighting: An Experiment in Color Temperature