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Tank size 48" X 18" X 18". Currently using a 48" Coralife Compact Fluorescent Fixture (2 each - 1...

Tank size 48" X 18" X 18". Currently using a 48" Coralife Compact Fluorescent Fixture (2 each - 10K X 65 watt X 21" bulbs and 2 each - Actinic X 65 watt X 21" bulbs. Fixture is centered on the rear 2/3 of tank. Looking for electrical savings but mainly HEAT reduction.

Mainly a fish only tank now, but want to start adding corals. I was wondering if two of your 8,000°K/453nm Blue units would work.

Dear Mr. Jensen,

Thank you for contacting Ecoxotic and showing interest in our LED products.

You could use two of our 8K/453nm Blue Stunner LED strips for fish only - it will not be a "bright" tank, but it would be well lit. The 12" Stunner LED strips are linkable, so you could either use three of them - or just use a single 36" LED strip.

If you want to add corals later, we would really recommend using one of our 12K White/445nm Blue Panorama Pro LED modules. One module will brightly light a tank of your size - and they penetrate a bit deeper than our Stunner LED strips. In addition, they are modular, so you can simply add a 3-way splitter later and add more of the modules as you add more corals to your aquarium. Adding just 2 modules would allow you to grow all LPS corals and a few SPS corals.

Please let us know if you have any further questions.

Sincerely,
The Ecoxotic Team

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