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Old 06-15-2016, 04:47 PM   #1
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Hello all. I have not posted here in a while life has been very busy. I have a 265 gallon saltwater tank setup. It has been set up as a fowlr tank for about 9-10 months with just a few fish. Now I have some time again to expand my tank. I only have two current orbit lights over the tank I think 40 watt each since it was fish only. I would light to add some Zoas and maybe some other corals but don't know if the light I have will support them if I put them up high in the tank or what type of lighting to add too or replace the ones I have. Any suggestions if these will work till I decide on some new lighting?


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over my 4ft 90g I have 2 lights very similar to these I have no complaints about them and the best part the don't kill the bank ,
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Looks like a reasonable light. Might need to have the corals raised up a bit, but zoas, mushrooms and other moderate light corals should do just fine.


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Thanks I had those lights over my old 90 gallon reef and they did work fine. I was thinking of adding them to the lights I have now but I am not sure I also like the cree led kits I have been looking at. Was just wondering if the current light I have could grow any corals so I could start stocking it while I decide on lighting. The tank is 30" deep so I know that will pose a problem but I have the rock stacked almost to the top of the water so I have many levels to use.


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Go to the Current Marine site and hit on the specifications sheet for the orbit marine,it will give you some idea of what you can keep.






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over my 4ft 90g I have 2 lights very similar to these I have no complaints about them and the best part the don't kill the bank ,
55x3w-Dimmable-Spectrum-Aquarium/led+reef+lights
I have that exact light and have no complaints at all. Have had it 14 months and no issues.

you would need at least 3-4 for your tank size.
They also have a wifi remote controlled unit as well for about $50 more.
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