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Old 02-25-2005, 12:18 AM   #1
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MH too much?

Is dual 400 watt MH's with 20k bulbs too much for a 55 gallon tank? Or should I go to the 250 watt
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I would do the 250's unless it is a dedicated SPS and clam tank.
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250's would be a much better choice, the 400's are a better choice for a deep tank, not to mention the added heat.
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What are you going to put under the lights?
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Old 02-25-2005, 09:39 PM   #6
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2 x 400w over 55G = 85 degree tank temp on a cool day imho..

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