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Old 04-30-2014, 06:39 PM   #1
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Upgrading from biocube HQI need guidance

Thinking I want to go custom and go 31L by 28W by 24H to fit specific wall perfectly. Bottom drilled in middle back.

Thinking of going kessil maybe 1 or 2? 150 vs 350...thoughts vs HQI?

Would coral suffer? Growth or Colour wise?

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Old 04-30-2014, 06:46 PM   #2
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This is what birds nest looked like 2 months ago
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Old 04-30-2014, 06:48 PM   #3
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For a 24" deep tank you'd need the 350 or 360. I have the 150 over my 20 tall and it's perfect for the dimensions. Anything longer needs 2 kessils though. My green birdsnest grows super fast under my kessil. All the tips are white and growing well.
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So at 31 long I would need 2 kessil 350?

I was gonna go marineland 60 rimless but really need bottom drilled so I can push right up against wall. I figured what the hell just go custom and make it fit perfectly .
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Yeah I'd do 2, anything past the 24" by 24" area it covers will be somewhat dark.
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Size of sump?
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As big as can fit. Being weird dimensions will make it hard to know what size sump will fit
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