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Old 05-26-2013, 09:53 PM   #1
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Became Reef tank - after 15+ years as Fish only

Hi Folks,

So my 220 gallon use-to-be fish tank is now a burgeoning reef tank. All softies right now, Zoas, mushrooms, some 'clove' that look like Xenia but aren't (help).

I just added an LED fixture. Can anyone advise me on the proper mixture of W, B, UV lights for day/moon/nighttime, as well as time-spans....?

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ps. Are there any other WOMEN out there??
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Old 05-26-2013, 10:06 PM   #2
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If it's a dimmable unit I have my whites and blues both on 40% right now bc its a new unit. I want to make sure I do not burn my corals - i previously had a 4 bulb 5t light. I have my blues come on at 3pm. My whites come on at 4pm and go off at 11pm. The blues turn off at midnight. The reason why I have a later schedule is because I work late day hours and don't get home till around 10 so I want to enjoy the tank a little bit before bed time.
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Old 05-26-2013, 10:08 PM   #3
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Tons of women out there! Myself included!

What fixture did you buy? Not at units are equal!
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time lapse corals anyone?

Can one upload .mov to this forum?
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Old 05-26-2013, 10:13 PM   #5
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i purchased an Illumagic Blaze - It's pretty cool.
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Old 05-26-2013, 10:15 PM   #6
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Hi Folks,

So my 220 gallon use-to-be fish tank is now a burgeoning reef tank. All softies right now, Zoas, mushrooms, some 'clove' that look like Xenia but aren't (help).

I just added an LED fixture. Can anyone advise me on the proper mixture of W, B, UV lights for day/moon/nighttime, as well as time-spans....?

Thanks

ps. Are there any other WOMEN out there??

If you post a pic of the "clove" coral someone could ID it. What fish do you have in the tank? Did you have to get rid of non-reef safe fish if you had any? All the ladies, now put your hands up. *raises hand*
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I gave up my French Juv. angel for adoption....:O(
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Sorry to hear that :L There's lots of awesome reef friendly fish though.
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