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Old 02-15-2012, 06:32 PM   #1
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Hi guys, i know this must sound rediculous, but in the ocean at night corals and anemonies glow at night in luminous colours, so do they in reef AQUARIUMS?
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Not that I've seen, my corals do pop under actinic light tho
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Yeah under actinic they do seem to "glow"
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Old 02-16-2012, 04:41 AM   #4
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Yeah under actinic they do seem to "glow"
What is actinic?
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Hi guys, i know this must sound rediculous, but in the ocean at night corals and anemonies glow at night in luminous colours, so do they in reef AQUARIUMS?
Just curious as to where you read that or have you actually seen it?
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Heres my candy cane under actinic only and then under a full spectrum
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Heres my candy cane under actinic only and then under a full spectrum
Ahhh thanks thats exactly what they looked like
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Just curious as to where you read that or have you actually seen it?
On marine biology documentaries many many times, one of which you might of heard of in america was 'The Great Barrier Reef' by some channel 4 presenter
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