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Posts Tagged ‘LEDs’

Terrible Advice Tuesdays: The Most Misleading Part About LEDs

Terrible Advice Tuesdays: The wattage of LEDs doesn’t matter because half of the watts are for cooling fans.

The rest of the story: Let’s fact check this one:

1) A lot of LEDs for aquariums don’t use cooling fans. The …

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Terrible Advice Tuesdays (T.A.Tues): Fighting High Nitrates? Blame Your Lighting

Terrible Advice Tuesdays (T.A. Tues): Your high nitrate (NO3) levels are due to the changing of your lighting to LEDs.

The rest of the story: (We interrupt this post due to technical difficulties. Mr. Saltwater Tank has spit sweet tea …

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Terrible Advice Tuesdays (T.A.Tues): LEDs a viable lighting choice for your saltwater tank? Yeah Right!

Terrible Advice Tuesdays: LEDs won’t grow corals.

The rest of the story: I can’t believe I’m still hearing this idea passed around especially considering mounting evidence of LEDs successfully growing coral. I can personally say I’ve got clients growing corals …

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Mr. Saltwater Tank’s Coverage of ReefStock 2011

Every spring in Denver Colorado, a unique marine aquarium trade show takes place called “Reef Stock”.

This year, I was there to bring you the inside scoop on what makes the show so unique and check out some hot new …

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