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Old 01-15-2012, 07:55 PM   #1
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How much lighting for a clam?

Could I keep a clam with a 4x24 watt t5ho. The sand bed is 20 inches from the fixture. The fixture also has individual reflectors for each bulb. I would think I could keep one without a problem.
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what type of lamps are you using?
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Also what type Clam? Need to know if it`s a high light or moderate light clam.
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carey has a maxima clam in her 20g under a 4x24watt t5ho with ATI lamps and i don't think she has any issues keeping it. even at 20"s away that setup of lamps should be giving her about 200 PAR. at 30" mr.X is gettign 108 with 4 ATI lamps
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It's a corallife 4 bulb fixture with 2moon lights

I would like some type of maximum clam

2x antics and 2x 10k bulbs they are corallife bulbs
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the corallife lamps aren't the greatest but you could try a clam but if it looks like its not doing well you can always move it higher up on a rock or something
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