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Old 03-19-2011, 09:22 PM   #1
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New lights?

Ok so I am looking for lights to house corals. My tank is a 60g 4ft long 1ft wide and 2ft deep. Will a two bulb t8 ho 48in with one 10000k and one 6500k bulb work to house corals? I am thinking on soft corals to start then maybe more hard corals
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Old 03-19-2011, 09:30 PM   #2
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Go with a four bulb fixture with individual curved reflectors. Any pics of the tank? It is hard to setup the rockwork in a tank that size so that it looks good and provides places for corals without them being too deep in the water to get enough light.
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Yeah here is a pic of it. The rocks are moved around dif then the pic but u get an idea of how tall the rocks are. I did add more to the center of the tank to make it a little higher.
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You need A LOT more rock. I my 40 I have about 120 pounds or more. My tank is also 24" tall and it will take a lot of rock to get up to the light and provide lots of space for corals.
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