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Old 04-26-2012, 09:05 PM   #11
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I'm not sure exactly what types of LEDs they are, but they're definitely reef capable. My salinity is at about 1.024. They were probably under about 4 or 5 t5s. I just don't understand why everything but those two from the one lfs are flawless. And why would they have changed over time from the light? Wouldn't it be immediate? These are a couple of pics of other things in the tank... None of these have had any color change problems. And a pic of the LEDs...they were sitting the wrong way at the time, thats why they look small but longways they cover almost the full extent of the tank
What would you call the one in the second picture ? I have the same type , mines opens fully and folds out to the outside idk if that's normal but it seems to go back to normal here and there .
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What would you call the one in the second picture ? I have the same type , mines opens fully and folds out to the outside idk if that's normal but it seems to go back to normal here and there .
Idk If you can tell by the pic but that's what I mean when I say fold out to the outside .
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Old 04-26-2012, 09:23 PM   #13
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Thank you! My lights don't have a dimmer but they obviously have different settings. Blues, whites, and moonlights. Mines probably the same as yours, a paly I think, part of it was just closed when I took the picture...did your friend have the problem with anything else?
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Old 04-26-2012, 09:25 PM   #14
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What you have looks like zoanthids... A little smaller than mine, right?
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Too much light for the acan. Shield it almost completely from the light and it will color back up. I would put it on the far side of the tank away from the fixture.
The other is also LPS, and not a montipora. This too should be under less light, and both will benefit from target feeding.
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They're both very low in the tank, pretty much at the bottom. Still too much? And what is the other one?
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Too much light for the acan. Shield it almost completely from the light and it will color back up. I would put it on the far side of the tank away from the fixture.
The other is also LPS, and not a montipora. This too should be under less light, and both will benefit from target feeding.
They're both very low in the tank, pretty much at the bottom. Still too much? And what is the other one?
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What you have looks like zoanthids... A little smaller than mine, right?
Yea it usually opens to about the size of a quarter when its fully open .
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I'm thinking zoanthids, if you were asking lol :/
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It looks like cyphastrea to me. LEDs are much more powerful than fluorescent tubes. While they sometimes don't appear to be much brighter, they penetrate very well.
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