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Old 02-27-2005, 10:06 PM   #1
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appropriate lighting for a 29g reef

I have a 29g tank I am turning into a reef.. what would the appropriate lighting be for this want, with your basic anenomies (poss clown hosting anens) and some corals

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Old 02-27-2005, 11:22 PM   #2
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Check my signature for my corals. They are easy ones but I think they look great. I have the coralife 2x65(1 white and 1 actintic) lunar aqualight.
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28gal bowfront
40lbs livesand(bag from LFS), 30lbs live rock(LR.com)
2 O. Clowns
1 peppermint shrimp, 5 red leg hermit crabs,
4 mexican turbo snails, 15 nassarius snails
ricordea mushroom, candy cane coral,
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coralife lunar 2x65, HOT magnum canister
10 Gal refugium(chaeto) & seaclone skimmer
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Hmm...if you really want to keep an anemone, I'd probably opt for either a 150wHQI or a 175w mogul base MH with actinics. Check with reefrunner on this as well...he has a 20g with, if I remember correctly, a 250w MH fixture. You won't light it too much. I would think the 2x65 PC would be the absolute minimum you'd want to have. JMHO.
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