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Old 12-31-2011, 10:23 AM   #31
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As for the t5 2 and 2, i figured i would keep things ballanced.
What size k do you go with for your whites
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I've got 4x over my 40b. I have two aquablue specials, a blue plus, and a purple plus. I'm loving it. It has a blue tint, but it's not overpowering like a lot of the tanks I see. I find a really blue tank somewhat unsightly.
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Old 12-31-2011, 11:07 AM   #33
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[QUOTE="carey"]I also lean towards an even split of blues and whites for my fixtures.

How do you run your dawn/dusk? 1blue and white then 1 blue and white? Or 2 blues then 2 whites?
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I start with the blues then the whites come on, then at night its in reverse. I dont' have any official "moonlighting" lol
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Old 12-31-2011, 01:33 PM   #35
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Just ordered lights. Fishneedit 4 bulb 3blues 1 10k white
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My T5 setup is like carey's. I have half and half, but using a blue and white to start up the day, all 4, 2 blue 2 white, for noon, then down to one blue one white for evening. Have blue moonlight LEDs for nighttime.

Growth has been really nice so far.
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Old 01-13-2012, 08:23 PM   #37
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Ok I painted my stand, built my overflow and sump, got my lights ( fish need it) not that impressed with the mounting system. Played with my overflow and sump today to get the flow right. Getting close
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Old 01-16-2012, 01:27 PM   #38
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Ok I painted my stand, built my overflow and sump, got my lights ( fish need it) not that impressed with the mounting system. Played with my overflow and sump today to get the flow right. Getting close
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Great job painting the stand! Black is a great color to go with, my 125g and my 34g stand is black. It is my favorite color on a stand.

Nice work!
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Thanks on the stand. Starting to think about fish. I already have two clowns and watchman goby. I'm thinking royal gramma, 6 line, and if I can get away with one more Banghai cardinal. Do these all sound compatible? Oh and I've got water in the tank now. I through some rock that I had extra in there. Planning on moving everything from my 25 to the 40. Sand will go in sump and I have live rock already. Worried about the rock that's in there now whether it has to cycle or at least the dead stuff on it goes nitrate?
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Thanks on the stand. Starting to think about fish. I already have two clowns and watchman goby. I'm thinking royal gramma, 6 line, and if I can get away with one more Banghai cardinal. Do these all sound compatible? Oh and I've got water in the tank now. I through some rock that I had extra in there. Planning on moving everything from my 25 to the 40. Sand will go in sump and I have live rock already. Worried about the rock that's in there now whether it has to cycle or at least the dead stuff on it goes nitrate?
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If it was me, I would just worry about the Sixline and the Gramma. I had a Sixline for a while, and then I added the Royal Gramma. Let's just say they hated each other. It might have been because they Sixline had been in the tank months before the Royal Gramma, not sure though. If you are going to get both, I would add them both at the same time, as your last fish to the tank.

Either way I would add the Sixline last.

I hope this is helpful!
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