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Old 10-21-2004, 03:36 PM   #1
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Would PC lighting on a 90 gallon tank be enough to keep anemones and such or would MH have to be used? I haven't read up much on corals, but when setting up my new tank I want to make sure i'm able accommodate them once i have done some research.
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Is the tank short or tall? You can keep most shrooms and polyps with pc if you have enough wattage. Some anemones don't need much light but you would have to research which ones. There are some kinds of corals also that do not need high lighting at all .
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Old 10-21-2004, 03:45 PM   #3
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48¬Ĺ X 18 X 29 tank...
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That isn't real deep... a good set of PC's could probably cover it... I would get 4x96w if I were you.
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agreed, 4x96 would be okay for softies, polys and some LPS corals. Even a low light anenome like a BTA would be okay.
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how much light would i need to keep most anemones?
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I would do at least 175 MH. If you still want PC'S coralife makes the 48" aqualight plus that has 6-96 watt bulbs. THat would wok perfectly.
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