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I just found out a friend is giving me a 180 (tank only), so I'm slowly buying equipment. As you know, I'm a huge fan of t-5 lighting because of the bulb versatility...but know this might not work on a 6 foot tank. What are your recommendations? My tank is nearly all sps so I need a good amount of light.
 

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I would think T5's would still work just fine. You could either buy shorter ones and have more sets but that would mean more ballest and or more endcaps. Or buy enough of the right size and stager them so that the bulbs are overlap. How long is the tank going to be. btw, congrats!
 

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I know there are big tank owners out there - help me out:)

As far as t-5's, they don't make 72" t-5's, which means I'd have to have two sets of 36" bulbs, and when you talk about buying between 14-16 of them at $25 bucks a piece each year that adds up!
 

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