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Old 07-04-2013, 11:00 PM   #1
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Coral lighting help

Will a 216 watt LED hood with 2 clears and 2 blues work with about every coral?

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Old 07-04-2013, 11:18 PM   #2
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Will a 216 watt LED hood with 2 clears and 2 blues work with about every coral?

Pic of my tank I just added my first 5 corals.
For softies... More than enough IMO, but not sure about sps lps corals. You can try. But make sure u also have enough flow in the tank as well and also place them in the appropriate levels
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Old 07-04-2013, 11:25 PM   #3
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If they are 3-watt LEDs then you should be okay for sps and lps.
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I have some zoas. Gsp and xenia right. Now
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Is the light pictured above the light in question? It looks like a t5 fixture to be honest and t5 would be 216 watts would be t5 speccs as well.
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Is the light pictured above the light in question? It looks like a t5 fixture to be honest and t5 would be 216 watts would be t5 speccs as well.
Good point there and so I just notice lol
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Well, I got off Ebay so it didn't have a name to it. Btw thank u guys for helping me
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Are there 4 bulbs, real thin and long in the hood? If so they are t5's.

And t5's are good enough to keep most corals. When you get to sps and anemones might be where you have issues.
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Then yes it's T5 and good to hear thanks😃
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