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Old 01-30-2005, 01:08 AM   #1
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Light blew out have corals 5 days to get new one!

My light blew out and I have corals polpys, shrooms, and a rose tip anenome I am not sure if they will be able to make it for 5 days w/o dying I am most worried about the anenome however. I know it is an invert but can it go for 5 days with no light or will it be put under to much stress and what about the polyps, and shroom? Please let me know what to do thank you!

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Old 01-30-2005, 08:16 AM   #2
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A NO light would be better than none at all, Go to lowes and get a cheap fixture (most of the time a 4 ft fixture is around 10 bux), and 2 grow lights. That way you have a backup in case this happens again.


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Old 01-30-2005, 11:54 AM   #3
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HD sells a 20 watt 6500K screw in PC bulb for about $8. It will work on any lamp fixture that takes a standard size light bulb or you can buy a cheap fixture from HD as well. Look in the extension cord area and they have clamp on fixture pretty cheap.

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Old 01-30-2005, 01:41 PM   #4
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5 dayas won't kill them but i would get a light on the ASAP.
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