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Old 08-26-2005, 02:17 PM   #1
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acclimating to new MH lights

i am transfering to my new 75 next week. the existing tank is a 29g with 130 CF lighting. i have a ton of coral including 3 different SPS. what is the best wat to acclimate them to the new light. it is 2 x 250 MH 14k and
2 x 54 T5 actinic.

any other suggestions to make the transfer smoother? ( lighting and other wise )

steve r

75g RR. 2x250 14k MH / 2x54 T5 act. 29g sump. ASM G1X skimmer. phosban reactor. 80lbs LS, 90lbs LR, 2x seio M620.
kole tang, bicolor angel, mandarin dragonette, ocellaris clown / BTA , cleaner shrimp, 2x peppermint shrimp, a variety of soft, SPS, and LPS corals, orange linckia star.
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Old 08-26-2005, 02:59 PM   #2
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Nice lighting!! There really is a big difference on your lighting, I would suggest using window screen (bug screen???) between your fixture and your tank. I'd use 12 to 15 sheets under the MH mainly and remove one by one daily. I have gotten the best results using this method. HTH
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