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Old 08-12-2013, 10:41 AM   #1
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48watts of light for 9 gallons of water

Was having issues with my light it blew out almost all the leds so i now have the t5ho light off my planted tank would that make ur reef tank grow good
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Old 08-12-2013, 05:47 PM   #2
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You've got 5 watts per gallon it should be fine but it will depend on how deep the water is what type of coral only time will tell
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Was having issues with my light it blew out almost all the leds so i now have the t5ho light off my planted tank would that make ur reef tank grow good
You'll be more than fine! Especially if you got them in full-spectrum
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Old 08-12-2013, 08:51 PM   #4
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Its a 2ft light over a tank thats only a foot wide
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Its a 2ft light over a tank thats only a foot wide
Thats my concern only a portion of the light is getting to the tank maybe mirrors on each side? to reflect more light? Or even copy paper could work.
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So the light being bigger then the tank will be a problem?
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Old 08-13-2013, 06:29 PM   #7
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Your kinda wasting light by having it shine on the over hang you can reclaim some of the lost light by bending some copy paper into a C shape and putting on the ends of the tank it will reflect some more light into the tank
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