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Old 03-09-2007, 12:33 AM   #1
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Is 4wpg VHO enough for LPS corals?

Hey all,

I have a 55g tank with 2 VHO Lamps, which is equal to 4WPG.

Is this enough to keep LPS corals?

Right now I keep a few soft polyp corals which are all very happy and growing, I know SPS corals take require MH lights, but What about LPS?



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Yes that should be enough to keep most, if not all LPS. Good luck!

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I agree, LPS can handle a wide variety of lighting, I think you'd be just fine.

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I agree it shouldn't be an issue with most LPS. Don't forget about your coral's flow needs also

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I have less wpg then you and have many LPS and soft corals. You will definitely be OK.
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You have several nie options of softies and LPS you can keep with that lighting. have fun shopping!

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