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Old 05-12-2005, 12:06 AM   #11
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either way we will need MH's correct?

If you are planning to do a reef, then yes. If it is a FO or FOWLR, then you can use any lighting you desire. I don't have a reef, but I love the way the MH shimmers over the water movement so I sprung for the MH. If you use the 14K or 20K bulbs, you won't need supplementation unless you want a dusk/dawn effect with actinics. I put some of those LED moonlights on mine as well..the fish and the Anemone love it!
I almost bought the 150 myself, but chose the 120 because of a space issue. Once I get into my new house, I am going to set that one up. I can't wait!!


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Thats exciting! My husband has a 90g in the garage he has been working on and is getting impatient to set up. See we are in the process of buying a house, but it seems that everything is taking forever. We are renting the house right now and we want to do an in wall as soon as we buy, then tile the whole house (I hate carpet) THEN he can set up his (no point in tearing down a tank and setting it back up to tile). Quite a process and it is killing him. He wants to do what he calls a "man" tank lol, hes getting a snowflake eel and lionfish. Like I say, it's killing him.

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150 gallon, 30g fuge/sump, 4.5 watt/gal VHO Lighting, 4" sand bed, 290 lbs LR, CDX-3 Nitrate/Phosphate filter

Female Naso "Isabell" or "Izzy", Emperor Angelfish, Flame Angel, Red Sea Sailfin tang "Bambi", Maroon Clown "Nani", 5 Chromis, 1 Aglae Blenny "Bengi" , Yellow Watchman Goby, pr of Banggai Cardinals, Lyretail Anthia, Six Line Wrasse

1 cleaner shrimp, Coral Banded Shrimp, lettuce nudibranch, 1 sand sifter stars, 1 tiny red brittle star "red", 1 tiny red and white banded serpent star, 2 tiny banded serpent stars, small orange Linkia starfish, assorted hermits and snails. Corals: star polyps, A ton of different types of mushrooms, yellow zooanthids, brown-orangish and light blue paly's, orange ricordia.

90g RR, W/D, 120 lb's LR SF eel, pygmy angel, pr sebae clownfish, 4 chromis. Star Polyps & Mushrooms
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Old 05-12-2005, 10:59 AM   #13
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I can appreciate that. I have about 2 more months before my house is ready. Everyday I have to stare at my new tank, sump, stand, and canopy just sitting there waiting to be used. That is killing me as well.


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