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Old 04-21-2011, 12:32 PM   #111
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Would 150 watt bulbs be bright enough to reach down to the bottom of a 30" tank?
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Old 04-21-2011, 02:04 PM   #112
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They should be. The 2 150w and 2 54w bulbs should be 408w in total which is about 8 watts per Gallon if you are setting up a 55 gallon anything higher will damage the corals.
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Old 04-21-2011, 02:07 PM   #113
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I was told not to go by wpg but instead par. I really not sure though.
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Old 04-21-2011, 02:17 PM   #114
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I have a 220 gallon tank.
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Old 04-21-2011, 02:21 PM   #115
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Oh well in that case I'm guessing your tank is 72" and they have another system that is over 1000 watts
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Old 04-21-2011, 03:21 PM   #116
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You guess right. It's a little over whemling
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Old 04-21-2011, 04:30 PM   #117
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I was told not to go by wpg but instead par. I really not sure though.
Correct wpg can be misleading, but if you know your par you know exactly how much light you actually have
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Old 04-21-2011, 04:33 PM   #118
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Ok gotcha. And is there a Meter for it or a website
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They start at 60-70bucks i think, some places rent them out though
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Old 04-21-2011, 05:06 PM   #120
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Here is where you can buy the 72" http://www.aquatraders.com/72in-Meta...ht-p/54269.htm
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