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Old 06-25-2006, 11:50 AM   #1
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I bought my first corals

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Brain Coral, Pineapple
Colony Polyp, Super Colored
Toadstool Mushroom Leather Coral
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kind of short on the lighting for a few of those IMO..I would recommend putting the brain, plate, candy cane and toadstool under the strongest part. The plate likes a sandbed so that will be rather difficult, but the others you can put up higher in the rock.
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Old 06-25-2006, 09:24 PM   #3
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I have to agree on the lighting not being enough. You`ll have to invest in more lighting.
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Old 06-26-2006, 12:59 AM   #4
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I have over 3 watts per gallon, we shall see
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60 Galon Tank
(3) Maxi Jet 1200
Eheim 2213 filter
CPR Bak Pak Protein skimmer
Rena 200 watt heater
T-5 Ligihting
(2) 54 watt
(2) 36 watt
Water General RO+DI
(4) Homade Moonlights LED 470nm
87# Live Rock Gulf, Keys, Bali
80# Crushed Coral with Aragonite
(2) Percula Clownfish
(1) 3 Spot Domino Damselfish
(2) Yellowtail Damselfish
(2) Sargent Major Damselfish
(1) Choclate Chip Starfish
(3) Brittle Stars
Lots of Snails and Hermit Crabs (Not Identified)
(5) Crab (Not Identified)
(2) Black Urchin
(10) Dwarf Red tipped Hermit crabs
(7) Scarlet Reef Hermit Crabs
(9) Mexican Turbo Snails
(3) Peppermint Shrimp
Lots of other stuff (Not Identified)
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Old 06-26-2006, 11:40 AM   #5
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3 watts is nothing.....I have over 9 watts per gallon.

This is not a cheap hobby, I would bite the bullet and buy some better lights, you can retro kits for less than 150$.

www.hellolights.com
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Old 06-26-2006, 12:11 PM   #6
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Seedemtails You dont even know what type of T5 lights he has? Do you?
T5 are nice lights, as long as they have the HO bulbs and good reflectors.
divemaster read up on the corals your getting..
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