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Old 03-16-2011, 10:38 PM   #1
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Need Help With lighting

Ok ive been told that i can, and i could not keep all kinds of coral in my tank because of my lighting system. i have 2 65watt 10,000k bulbs in my tank so can i keep corals ?
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depends what kind of corals. with power compacts you should probabnly go with a 50/50 bulb or one 10000k and an actinic bulb. it also depends on the depth and size of your tank.

you could probably keep softies and mushrooms
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I have a 55g corner tank what kind of softies? and what bout zoas i always liked them
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What kind of system is it. PC`s, VHO`s of T5HO? Right off the bat I would say low to moderate light corals.
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Old 03-16-2011, 11:05 PM   #5
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They are Coralife Compact Fluorescent Straight Pin Bulbs (lol copied an pasted')
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Saltwater Aquarium Corals for Marine Reef Aquariums: Colony Polyp, Orange Spot

these require medium light. you could probably get away with them
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would placing corals higher up 2 the surface allow me to have lps's?
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Most lps require low to med light so you should be ok its those sps' that require tons of light

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Most lps require low to med light so you should be ok its those sps' that require tons of light

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