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Old 05-05-2005, 09:06 PM   #1
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hi i have a quick question about lighting. i have a 4x96 watt orbit light w /4 moon lights. It's on my 55gallon SW tank. now i have heard that on my size tank it would be great for coral. and some clams. i have 10000k, and antic bulbs it in now. it very bright. whats your opinion?
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That is nearly 7 wpg and it is a great amount of light.
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dang light questions, their never easy.

I think you will be ok with most soft and lps corals. If want to keep clams or sps you may need to keep them toward the top.
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FWIW I have a very healthy clam in 6watts of ;ight per gallon. I also have some Montipora Digita that is doing very well too. With that amount of lighting you could do just about anything you want. I would def steer clear of Acropora.
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thank you all for the great info. 1 question lol what is Acropora?
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sounds like u have plenty of light....I suggest getting about 20-30 more lb of LR. and your set.....post pics
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thanks i sure will! i tryed to post a pic today but i dont know how?
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Go to PhotoGallery, at the top is a link that says Upload Photos, click that and upload you photo. You then have to wait until it gets approved, then you post the link of the pic between '[img]and[/img]'.
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