Mr. Saltwater Tank TV Friday AM Quick Tip #14: Match it Up


If you want the same lighting effects as someone else, match these up.

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Comments for this article (6)

  • patrick says:

    Hi Mark,
    what is the total dimensions of your tank? and the lighting details?,
    so far i know its 90 and i have seen your sump,skimmer and pump, but do you have a full spec sheet?.
    Love your Videos..
    Patrick ,from Kingston Jamaica.

  • Mike says:

    Hey Mark, I recently received my new Lumatek dimmable 400w ballasts. They have a setting for 250w and 250 hqi (I’m running 250w bulbs). What is the “hqi” setting and can I run it? Does it hurt anything to try?

  • luis says:

    Hey Mark: Looking at your videos here in Irak.
    Right now my wife is taking care my fresh water aquarium at home 75 gallon. I have been buying all the equipment need it for this hooby so when I get there in Sep I am ready to star .
    Before you, I was watching NewYorksteelo videos difrent personalities wow.
    Mr mark: dead rock, SB
    NewYorksteelo Live Rock and Deep sand beds.
    I think I will stick with you. Oh My next pursache will be the skimmer SWC
    I thank newyorksteelo and your self for all those videos.
    Good luck
    SFC Delima from Mosuel Iraq

  • Squinchyy says:

    Good point, i my self have an electronic balast that i hate, it over drives my bulbs way past the sweet spot of the bulb i have, but soon i will upgrade to LED with on the fly color changes 😀

  • Which ballast are you running? Most e-ballasts will detect what voltage is right for the bulb and adjust accordingly

  • Fantastic site. A lot of helpful information here. I am sending it to several pals ans additionally sharing in delicious. And certainly, thanks to your effort!

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