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Old 03-20-2013, 02:49 PM   #1
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300 gallons?

I'm going to get a 300g acrylic tank. I am a little nervous. If anyone has any advice please share. I'm going from a 30 to 300.
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Old 03-20-2013, 03:17 PM   #2
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Well first off Congrats. That's a lot of tank to work with. Your water parameters will stay more stable in a larger tank. Just do your research on lighting. Also invest in a good skimmer. I'll be following along.
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Thank you I prefer LEDs but I'm not sure how many to get. I have half blue and white now, 120w with a dimmer.
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that's really dependant on your needs. if you are planning coral, youll need to vary the intensity on what types of corals you want. if going the non-coral route, you can pretty much light the tank with whatever you like
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Not sure what brand you have now but I've read a lot of good things on the Taotronics dimmable fixtures. There is a thread on here called lighting best bang for your buck. You should search it. Lots of info.
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That's what I have and it's been great I have no complaints.
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Old 03-20-2013, 05:03 PM   #7
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Huma I'm hoping to have a large variety of corals and fish. There will be so much room to play with
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