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Old 07-13-2012, 11:13 PM   #51
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I'm having trouble with lighting for My reef tank.
Will this one work ? That would be over 4 watts per gallon.
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Old 07-13-2012, 11:14 PM   #52
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Is that a powerhead near the bottom of the tank?If so you should move it up higher up to circulate the water so it doesn't disturb the sand and cause sandstorms.
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Yeah it was like 3 inches above the sand to make sure the salt dissolved quickly and efficiently . But I will move it now thanks .
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Old 07-13-2012, 11:30 PM   #54
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I'm having trouble with lighting for My reef tank.
Will this one work ? That would be over 4 watts per gallon.
Personally I would keep away from PC lighting. I had them when i started in the hobby and frankly i could only keep low lighting corals. My preference is either T5's or MH.
My suggestion is to buy the right equipment the first time. So your not wasting your money , by replacing it down the line.
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Old 07-13-2012, 11:53 PM   #55
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Have u looked into LED. I'm running 8 of those bulbs in my hood only bc I did a horse trade with a buddy of mine for me to work on his boat trailer. Plus it came with like 2 dozen bulbs. If I wouldn't have got the whole system for almost nothing I would have gone with LED.
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Old 07-14-2012, 12:00 AM   #56
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Here's a led system that a lot of us reefers use.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/New-2012-Pro...item4d02f31192
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How big is it ? Will I need more than one
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And what color does your aquarium look like? I want mine to look natural and white. While in the morning blue ( simulating dusk)
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Old 07-14-2012, 12:39 AM   #59
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You will need 2. One for each side.
I believe they have two switches one for the Whites and the other for the Blues.
So if they were in a timer u could have them turn on and off in what ever time you want them.
Color wise it would be a blueish color.
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45 lns of Fiji love rock for 20 bucks !
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