I just set up my new tank, and my operating temperature without lights on is 80.8 F with 6 hours of lights it goes up to 81.7 F. Is this a good temperature for everything (corals, fish, inverts, etc.)?
Here's the set up:
wet/dry filter (40 gallons) with RIO 3100 pump
Top Fathom TF 200 protein skimmer
40 watt UV
sterilizer - Emperor Aquatics 400
4 - 65 watt PC
lights ( 2 10,000 K
daylight & 2 6,500 K
300 watt heater - it doesn't run
100 lbs. live sand
100 lbs. live rock (i'm planning on about 60 more lbs)
Really don't want to buy a chiller. Any thoughts/advice?