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Old 10-12-2012, 02:11 PM   #1
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I have a 48in coralife duel t5 fixture. Planning on upgrading in the future but can I have any corals with this light?
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Old 10-12-2012, 02:27 PM   #2
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What size tank? More then likely softies and nps will be your only options for now like zoas mushrooms and sun corals.
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What size tank? More then likely softies and nps will be your only options for now like zoas mushrooms and sun corals.
+1 mushrooms,zoas,Xenia,leathers should be fine.
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Standard 75 gallon.
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Standard 75 gallon.
Ya that's pretty deep for just a dual bulb you will want to stay with just low light corals.. to have the options of anything you will want to change lighting type or get a 6-8 bulb t5 ho fixture
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Ok I'm gonna replace the bulbs any recommendations on brand/type
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Ok I'm gonna replace the bulbs any recommendations on brand/type
Check out ATI bulbs. They have a great selection of colors.
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