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Old 12-25-2012, 08:27 PM   #1
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Just getting started

I just got some lights and I was wondering how long I should run them.
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Old 12-25-2012, 08:47 PM   #2
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is your tank cycled yet?
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Old 12-25-2012, 09:20 PM   #3
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Ya I just was waiting for the lights to put fish in them and I was wondering how long for a reef tank.
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Old 12-25-2012, 09:25 PM   #4
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what kind of lights? is it mixed reef? I think most people do 9-12 hours and adjust as needed.
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Old 12-25-2012, 09:31 PM   #5
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Does it really matter if they are on when there are no fish.
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Old 12-26-2012, 05:49 PM   #6
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I just got my first coral zoanthids I have a 55g with double bright LEDs where should I put the zoanthids.
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Old 12-26-2012, 06:27 PM   #7
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Run your lights at about 8 hours starting and adjust as needed. Zoas can be placed in any tank position with any lights but do best in low to moderate water flow.
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If these are the Marineland double brights, keep a close eye on your zoas...... if they appear to be "reaching", then they need to be moved farther up. The 36"/48" Marinelands only have 16 x 1w daylight LED's, which is very low light for a 55g, on top of the fact they use inferior bulbs.
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I have the 48-60"
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Old 12-26-2012, 11:36 PM   #10
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i have these lights, and i've heard these lights will grow nothing.
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