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Old 01-09-2013, 01:24 AM   #11
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Oh sorry :L. Yeah the end caps are too far apart to look like they are made for T5s...No individual reflectors either. What brand are you getting? 4 bulb should work for soft and LPS corals.
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Old 01-09-2013, 10:03 AM   #12
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Im getting the odyssea 4 bulb with blue moon leds its 150 something watts, ive heard this will grow most nems on my 35
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Can i start with tapwater and slowly change over to ro with ro top offs? Reason im asking is cause distilled water at our grocery store is selling for like 1.15 per gallon !!! I thought that was pretty outrageous
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I don't think any 4 bulb T5 HO is enough for an anemone, but I'm sure it will survive (maybe not thrive). I've heard Odyssea is good for growing soft and most LPS corals. I just got one for my FW and it's not too bad, but like many say, they do get hot.

It's better to start out with the right water. Are you sure there's no machines outside the grocery that sell water for 25 cents? You just bring your own containers. That would be much better. No LFS sells RO water?
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Old 01-09-2013, 10:39 PM   #15
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Nope no water its outrages the best was a 20$ deposit for a 5 gallon jug 15 mins away then its 2 bucks to fill with water its 7 trips not worth it ! I am starting with tap, our tap is very clean used ice cold then heated it, what lughts would support a nem on my tank with dimensions of 36"lx 18"tallx13"wide
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Old 01-09-2013, 11:12 PM   #16
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$20 for that! If you have a Walmart near you they sell 5 gallon jugs in the fishing isle. Buying a RO/DI or at least an RO system would be cheaper in the end (saving gas, money, time, etc.)

T5 HO 6 bulb, one taotronic LED or other kind of strong 3 watt LED fixture & MH (heat issue).
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Old 01-09-2013, 11:33 PM   #17
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In canada? Ontario to be more specific? And would the odyssea fixture cause an issue with heat in my tank?:s i dont want that, i know most lights get hot thats a given but if its gonna burst into flames... I'm keen on keeping "cool" ahah
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I like color scheme of the room might have to show that to the Lady would look good in the bar... oh yea look great man
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I like color scheme of the room might have to show that to the Lady would look good in the bar... oh yea look great man
Lol thanks ! I love the bright rusty colours they really pop and give a really warm feeling, and thanks ! I put two pieces of lr in to start the cycle, here wee goooooo!
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