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Old 02/23/2017, 11:26 AM   #101
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Just picked up a duel 24-36" kit of the orbit marine pro for a 40g breeder mixed reef with high placed newer acros and was wondering with my radion x30 3rd gen with tir lenses set at 30% what should be my process for acclimating the new lights? I just don't get the coverage with the 1 x30 and being in my living room we're looking to put a canopy up..
I would probably start out with the Orbits at 10%-15% and work my way up from there slowly. Even though you had the Radion at 30%, it is a more powerful light that the Orbits so starting out just a bit lower would work out just fine. As always, do keep an eye on the corals when you first put the new light on and if you do notice that they are getting too much or too little adjust accordingly.


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Old 02/24/2017, 05:52 PM   #102
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I would probably start out with the Orbits at 10%-15% and work my way up from there slowly. Even though you had the Radion at 30%, it is a more powerful light that the Orbits so starting out just a bit lower would work out just fine. As always, do keep an eye on the corals when you first put the new light on and if you do notice that they are getting too much or too little adjust accordingly.
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Old 02/27/2017, 11:32 AM   #103
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Old 03/16/2017, 02:53 PM   #104
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I have a 36 x 15 x 20 mixed reef tank. What LED lighting would you recommend.


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Old 03/16/2017, 04:18 PM   #105
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It would mostly depend on what you are looking to keep. Are you running fish only or are you interested in keeping a variety of corals?


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Old 03/16/2017, 08:54 PM   #106
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I have a variety of corals. Mostly softies at the moment but looking at a variety of others


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Old 03/17/2017, 11:53 AM   #107
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It would mostly depend on what you are looking to keep. Are you running fish only or are you interested in keeping a variety of corals?
Mostly softies at moment but looking to expand to variety.
do you recommend 36" Orbit Marine or Orbit Marine Pro


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Old 03/20/2017, 09:34 AM   #108
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Mostly softies at moment but looking to expand to variety.
do you recommend 36" Orbit Marine or Orbit Marine Pro
The Current USA Orbit Marine will be sufficient for keeping softies and lower light demanding corals. If you want to venture into SPS corals down the road, consider going with the Orbit Marine Pro.


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Old 03/20/2017, 10:42 AM   #109
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Mostly softies at moment but looking to expand to variety.
do you recommend 36" Orbit Marine or Orbit Marine Pro
As you are planning on keeping more corals in the future I would definitely recommend going with the Orbit Marine Pro. The standard Orbit Marine is a great light and is suitable for a variety of softies and LPS, but you will get more out of the Pro in the long run, especially with SPS.


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Old 05/02/2017, 08:56 AM   #110
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I have a new 48x26x24 reef tank
with Dual Orbit Marin Pro 48"
Is this will be enough for most SPS?
I am a bit disappointed because one strip is turning down all the time when light set at 80 or more percents of power
Hope it happened only with me


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Old 05/02/2017, 09:41 AM   #111
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I have a new 48x26x24 reef tank
with Dual Orbit Marin Pro 48"
Is this will be enough for most SPS?
I am a bit disappointed because one strip is turning down all the time when light set at 80 or more percents of power
Hope it happened only with me
This is the first we've heard of this issue and suspect you may have a defective unit. Current USA offers warranty coverage to the original end-user, so we definitely encourage you to contact them. If you purchased the light from us and need proof of purchase (your sales invoice), click here to access your Marine Depot order history.


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Old 05/02/2017, 02:35 PM   #112
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well, i bought my Orbit MP on ebay and seller already contact with manufacturer, they promise me to send a replacement.

So what about my question?
Is this enough for SPS in my tank?
i read the instructions on site
http://current-usa.com/wp-content/up...ifications.pdf
it says SPS need high PAR about 200-500 but Orbit
gives this PAR only at 6" depth no more, if i understand correct


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Old 05/03/2017, 10:15 AM   #113
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well, i bought my Orbit MP on ebay and seller already contact with manufacturer, they promise me to send a replacement.

So what about my question?
Is this enough for SPS in my tank?
i read the instructions on site
http://current-usa.com/wp-content/up...ifications.pdf
it says SPS need high PAR about 200-500 but Orbit
gives this PAR only at 6" depth no more, if i understand correct
We agree with your assessment of the manufacturer material that high-light SPS corals like acropora and montipora should be placed high in your aquascape within 6" of the light. Lower light SPS and LPS corals or clams, according to the chart, should be placed within 24" of the light. Please note their assessments are based on minimum recommendations.


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Old 05/13/2017, 03:25 PM   #114
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I currently have Innovative Marine 40 with a Kessil 360WE, thinking of supplementing with a 24 inch Orbit Marine Pro to help reduce shadowing and sps growth. Would the Orbit Marine Pro work for this or would I be better off using duel t5 fixture?


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Old 06/23/2017, 08:13 PM   #115
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I'm going to run 2 sets of the duel 24-36 pros on a 48x24x24 mixed reef hanging 6 inches above the waterline. I had a previous set from my 40 breeder and just thought instead of messing with selling and rebuying longer bars I'd just run the 4 plus I have a brace in the middle of the tank which these work out well light around.. my question is will these get the job done towards the middle of the tank for sps if so what percentage should my ultimate goal be roughly.. right now I just have zoas, shrooms, leathers a bubble coral and 3 bubble tip nems but in my other system I have a selection of sps I'd like to bring over


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Old 09/18/2017, 08:54 PM   #116
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Hello,. Would one light 24" x 36" pro work on a IM fusion 40 for not so demanding corals?

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Old 09/30/2017, 09:17 AM   #117
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always the same when works at 100% brightness at channel
replacement didnt helped, Current support didnt answer yet
impossible to use
https://youtu.be/RPQL5ZFX3pg


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Old 10/03/2017, 12:16 PM   #118
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always the same when works at 100% brightness at channel
replacement didnt helped, Current support didnt answer yet
impossible to use
https://youtu.be/RPQL5ZFX3pg
Did you end up getting a replacement?


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Old 10/03/2017, 01:30 PM   #119
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Did you end up getting a replacement?
got new power supply, it didnt helped
and i've bought Ati sunpower dimmable (used) and it was primary light for my tank, i used Orbit Light only for sunrise/sunset (Blue channel 0-100% and white =0%)
Now i have only Orbit light (Ati controller is broken so i waiting for new one)
But when i set white channel power more than 70-80% it starts bring down 1 led stripe each some minutes (watch Youtube video)
First power supply was overheating, new one work at normal temperature but one strip is switch off anyway when white channel power more than 70%


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got new power supply, it didnt helped
and i've bought Ati sunpower dimmable (used) and it was primary light for my tank, i used Orbit Light only for sunrise/sunset (Blue channel 0-100% and white =0%)
Now i have only Orbit light (Ati controller is broken so i waiting for new one)
But when i set white channel power more than 70-80% it starts bring down 1 led stripe each some minutes (watch Youtube video)
First power supply was overheating, new one work at normal temperature but one strip is switch off anyway when white channel power more than 70%
Yeah, I checked out the video. Definitely annoying. I'm not sure if there is anything we can do here since you didn't buy the light from us. However, we are happy to reach out to Current USA and point them to this thread to see if that starts up the conversation between you and them again. Maybe that would get the ball rolling on a solution.


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Old 10/03/2017, 01:46 PM   #121
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Yeah, I checked out the video. Definitely annoying. I'm not sure if there is anything we can do here since you didn't buy the light from us. However, we are happy to reach out to Current USA and point them to this thread to see if that starts up the conversation between you and them again. Maybe that would get the ball rolling on a solution.
Thank you very much for any help, I tried to fill out the warranty form on the site of Current but could not because I'm from Russia and the form does not accept such a country


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Thank you very much for any help, I tried to fill out the warranty form on the site of Current but could not because I'm from Russia and the form does not accept such a country
We will try. Best of luck!


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Old 10/03/2017, 01:49 PM   #123
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Sorry for second message
may be it helps, serial numbers of my light is
5113501503584, 5113501503605


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Old 10/04/2017, 03:17 PM   #124
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may be it helps, serial numbers of my light is
5113501503584, 5113501503605
We touched base with Current USA and they stated you completed the warranty form already but they cannot ship replacement parts to Russia. Sorry!


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Old 10/05/2017, 10:34 AM   #125
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We touched base with Current USA and they stated you completed the warranty from already but they cannot ship replacement parts to Russia. Sorry!
Thank you! They didnt answer about cannot ship
i have friends in USA, they can send me the replacement parts to Russia if Current ship it in USA.


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