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Old 02-28-2010, 01:44 AM   #11
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what kind of corals can i put in my tank with an 18watt coral sun bulb?
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Old 02-28-2010, 01:44 AM   #12
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Yeah. What you do is place it all in, get it how you like, in some nice aquascape then place a raw cocktail shrimp in the tank to begin the cycle.

As for lights, not my thing. lol Ask me about the critters.
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Old 02-28-2010, 01:57 AM   #13
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cocktail shrimp?
i dont understand what you mean lol
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The shrimp that ppl eat that are in the deli and freezer aisle. Get some raw shrimp and you put them in your filter to create an ammonia source to cycle your tank. After about two weeks test at least daily with a liquid test kit until ammonia and nitrite are 0. I'm guessing that 18w is a normal fluorescent? You can't really grow anything coral wise with that. You'll need to get atleast pc or t5 lighting fixture to keep coral.
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+1 Nice A1.
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What size tank are we talking here?
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What size tank?
What are you using to filter the tank?
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Old 02-28-2010, 11:37 AM   #18
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im using a fluval filter for up to 100gal and the lighting is 18watt coral sun.
the tank size is 35
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for good coral growth you want anywhere from 2-3watts per gallon for softies and usually in the range of 5-6wpg for hard corals.

But of course i could be way off aswell
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how long is the tank, from one side to another?
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