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Old 05-10-2012, 02:47 PM   #1
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Lighting for coral?

Would this light be good for my 46 gal bow front if I decide to setup a reef tank?

http://www.fishneedit.com/3ft4bulbs-with-l34.html
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Old 05-10-2012, 03:48 PM   #2
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It should be good for mushrooms, zoas, plays, leathers, and some of the easier LPS.
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What combo of bulbs would I want in it?
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I would do 2 ATI Blue specials( approx. 12,000k) and 2 Blue plus ( actinic ). Good bulbs, about $18 a piece.
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I have two 2x39w FNI fixtures over my 40b and haven't had issues with any corals (millepora, monti cap, zoas, palys, acans, frogspawn). The FNI fixtures have pretty good individually contoured reflectors.
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